Your Search Results

Chametz (chah-maytz) — lit., Fermented; leavened food, fermented grains, or their derivatives
40 Results Found
To refine your search add additional terms in the search box above
Passover: Cleaning
Passover: What Chametz To Remove
You must remove significant chametz when cleaning for Passover. ...
Passover: Searching for Chametz (Bedikat Chametz)
Passover Chametz Search: Which Blessing To Say
Before searching for chametz, say the blessing al bi’ur...
Passover: Searching for Chametz (Bedikat Chametz)
Passover Chametz Search: How To Search
While the search for chametz is traditionally done by candlelight, you...
Passover: Searching for Chametz (Bedikat Chametz)
Passover Chametz Search: Putting Out Chametz To Find
Before beginning the official chametz search, put out 10 pieces of...
Passover: Searching for Chametz (Bedikat Chametz)
Passover Chametz Search: When To Search
Search your house for any leavened food or crumbs the night before first...
Passover: Searching for Chametz (Bedikat Chametz)
Passover Chametz Search: Where To Search
You must look for chametz (leavened foods) in any place where...
Passover: Searching for Chametz (Bedikat Chametz)
Passover Chametz Search: Whether To Search
If you are staying in someone else's house for Passover and...
Passover: Searching for Chametz (Bedikat Chametz)
Passover Chametz Search: Who May Search
One member of each house must search for any chametz ( bedikat...
Passover: Nullifying Chametz
Passover: Nullifying Chametz: Who Says Kol Chamira
Everyone at bedikat chametz , including guests who will be there...
Passover: Burning Chametz
Passover: Burning Chametz: Husband Covered by Wife
It is preferable for a husband to say kol chamira.   However, he...
Passover: Burning Chametz
Passover: Burning Chametz: What To Do with Chametz
If you own any chametz, you must burn some of it in order to...
Passover: Burning Chametz
Passover: Burning Chametz: Wife Covered by Husband
At the burning of the chametz before Passover , a wife is covered by...
Passover: Selling Chametz
Passover: Selling Chametz: Different Countries for You and Your Chametz
If you live in one country and go to another country for Passover , you...
Passover: Selling Chametz
Passover: Selling Chametz: Selling Animals and their Food
You must sell dog (or other animal) food, if it contains any chametz ,...
Passover: Selling Chametz
Passover: Selling Chametz: Selling by Mail
Appointing the rabbi (if the rabbi agrees!) as an agent to sell your...
Passover: Acquiring Chametz during Passover
Passover: Getting Rid of Chametz: Acquiring Chametz during Passover
If you inadvertantly buy chametz on Passover, you must burn it. If...
Passover: Soap/Toiletries
Chametz Soap
You may not use (including you may not ingest even tiny amounts of) soap...
Passover Eve: When To Stop Eating/Owning Chametz/Kitniyot
When To Stop Eating/Possessing Chametz
After the fourth halachic hour on the eve of Passover:...
When You May Buy Chametz Food Again
Store Owned by Jew Who Owned Chametz
You may buy chametz food from a store owned by a Jew who owned...
When You May Buy Chametz Food Again
Store Owned by Someone Who Did Not Own Chametz
You may buy chametz from a store owned by non-Jews (or by Jews who did...
Passover: Nullifying Chametz
Passover: Nullifying Chametz: Which Language for Kol Chamira
The kol chamira formula, in Aramaic, is said to nullify any leaven...
Passover: Cleaning
Passover: Preparing for the Search
Clean the house before searching for chametz .  Mark off the...
Passover: Cleaning
Passover: When You Do Not Need To Clean
You do not need to clean your house if you will: Leave your...
Passover: Kashering
Passover: Dishes and Pots
See Passover: Special Pots . For more details on kashering for...
Passover: Kashering
Passover: Kashering Pots and Utensils To Change from Milk to Meat (or vice versa)
You may make certain utensils kosher for Passover if they were...
Kashrut: Pet Food
Pet Food
Regular pet food is not asur b’hana’a except if it...
Kashrut: Substances Not Swallowed
Non-Kosher Mouthwash
You may use non- kosher mouthwash, even if you may swallow some...
FORBIDDEN TO BENEFIT FROM (Asur B'Hana'a)
What Jews May Not Benefit From
Jews are forbidden from benefiting ( asur b’hana’a ) in...
How To Prepare Food in a Non-Kosher Kitchen
How to Prepare Food in a Non-Kosher Kitchen
BAKING IN NON-KOSHER OVEN An oven that has not been used...
SIDDUR GUIDE: How To Pray in Synagogue
Introduction to How To Pray in Synagogue
The synagogue ( shul ) prayer service may confuse the unfamiliar....
Matza: What Kind
Hand Shmura Matza or Machine Shmura Matza
Hand shmura matza has some advantage in that it was made with the...
Passover: Food Items
Flour (raw)
Raw flour is suspected of being chametz and therefore may not be owned...
Passover: Food Items
Quinoa
Quinoa is not chametz because it does not ferment without adding yeast...
Passover: Food Items
Yeast
Yeast is not normally chametz but may not be used on Passover .
Passover: Soap/Toiletries
Laundry Starch
You may use non- chametz starch on clothing during Passover but not...
Introduction to Passover
Introduction to Passover
Introduction to Passover:...
Passover: Cooking and Eating Utensils
Passover: Special Pots
You may not use cooking utensils on Passover that have been used for...
Introduction to Food Nullification: Foods
Introduction to Food Nullification: Foods
Categories of Batel /Nullification Categories of nullification of...
Introduction to Food Nullification: Utensils (Kashering)
Introduction to Food Nullification: Utensils (Kashering)
Food Nullification in Utensils: Torah-Law and Rabbinic Decree By...
Introduction to Taste (Ta'am) Transfer
Introduction to Taste (Ta'am) Transfer
Gender/Kashrut Status Transfer Foods and kitchenware (pots, pans,...

If you did not find what you were seeking, try searching via the glossary to find similar words (or spellings) or via the index for the categories ("halachot").

You may also send us a message by clicking here