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  4/10/2012, Nisan 18, 5772

Podcast Interview: Do You Drink Milk on Passover?


There is a tradition that the Jewish community of Turkey did not consume milk on Passover. The reason for this is because in Turkish, to keep the milk fresh, an ingredient was added which was not kosher-for-Passover. This is just one of the many tidbits of information in a special interview about the Turkish Sephardic Jewish tradition on Passover. Rare recordings of the late hazzan Palti Behar, who left Turkey for Israel, are presented on a special Passover edition of Israel National Radio's Israel Beat Jewish Music Podcast. Behar's grandson explains the significance of the musical tradition and food traditions of the Turkish Jewish community. For the full podcast click here