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Leaven, Prohibition of

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Chabad.org untangles the mysteries of the Jewish calendar
The intricacies of the Jewish calendar have long fascinated scholars, but so have they stymied ordinary folks trying to plan their Jewish holiday observance. This year is one of those unusual years when Passover begins on Saturday night. The last time thi...
Chabad.org makes it easy to participate in the age-old tradition
Ian Zlotnik did something last week that he had never done before: He sold his chametz. Zlotnik, a busy young professional and New Jersey transplant to Houston, was at the Chabad House helping set up for YJP Houston’s monthly Shabbat dinner for young prof...
Making a Jewish practice more widespread through technology
When it comes to celebrating Passover, many are familiar with the rules to avoid eating chametz—foods made with grains that leaven, or rise, such as bread, pasta and cereal. But more than that, Jews are supposed to get rid of all chametz in their homes, o...
Rabbis and websites partner to make an important obligation easy
When she was growing up in South London, Laura Liss and her family didn’t follow the Jewish tradition of selling their chametz (leavened foods) for Passover. That changed after her brother became more Torah observant and explained this important mitzvah t...
A handful of Chabad-Lubavitch centers across the globe report on last-minute preparations and plans in advance of Passover, which begins Saturday night.
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