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Burning the Chametz

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Once the house is Passover-tidy, it’s time to do the search-and-destroy ritual, and then to bag and burn the evidence . . .
Part 2
The laws of Passover and Chometz. The Ashkenazic and Sefaradic customs on Passover and their roots.
The Burning of the Chametz
On the morning before Passover, before the fifth hour, we burn all the chametz that was found during the search, and anything that was left over from breakfast...
The thought first occurred to me in the throes of pre-Passover cleaning: What an incredibly easy religion. I don't say it aloud; to do so would elicit hostile stares from all the exhausted people in the room
Practical Halachah: Passover, Part 2
Learn the practical Passover laws and customs for Erev Pesach (the day before Passover), burning the chametz, preparing the Seder table, and the first steps of the Seder on Passover night.
When we go about searching for our character defects through the process of personal inventory, we invariably unearth some unpleasant stuff -- our internal chametz.
A few main Passover customs
A few main Passover customs
Burning the chametz in the basement of 770 before Passover.
The Rebbe burns the Chametz on the eve of the Passover holiday.
Film of the Rebbe during the burning of the chametz on the eve of Passover in 1987.
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