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Chametz: What Would Your Psychologist Say About It?

Ready or not, here it comes… This year1 was a leap year so we had an extra month to relax, but we can procrastinate no longer; once again it is...

Can I prepare my Passover food if there's still chametz in the house?

Rabbi Shlomo Chein: Welcome. I'll be with you in a moment...what's on your mind?Adir: what do you have to do to prepare passover foods before...

Where can I find information about Kosher for Passover medicines?

There are a number of websites that have lists of and guidelines for Kosher for Passover medicines.1

After Pesach, may I eat Chametz which was in the possession of a Jew during the holiday?

The sages prohibited eating or benefiting from any chametz which was in the possession of a Jew during Pesach. They instituted this ban lest people...

What do I do if I find Chametz in my house on Pesach?

Rabbi Naftali Silberberg: Happy Passover and welcome to Askmoses! How can I assist you? Shocked: I just found a granola bar in my purse. Pure chametz. I...

How and when do I burn my Chametz?

The chametz is burned on the morning before1 Passover during the fifth Halachic hour of the day (see here for exact times). All chametz which isn't...

Exactly which locations must be included in the ceremonial search for chametz?

You are required to search any room where there is a reasonable doubt that chametz might have entered throughout the year. So if, for example, you never...

How do I do the "Search for Chametz" (Bedikat Chametz)?

On the night before1 Passover we are obligated to search our property for Chametz. Here's how it works: 1. Firstly, make sure that you have the...

When does the prohibition against eating and possessing Chametz begin?

The Short Answer: The prohibition to eat Chametz begins with the onset of the fifth Halachic hour of the day before Passover, and all Chametz must be...

Do I need to have an OU-P on spices, or is an OU good enough for Passover?

Rabbi Gurkow: Welcome to the Rabbi's one on one chat room, how can I help you today? Spicy: Do I need to have an OU-P on spices, or is an OU good enough...