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Minister admits: 'I eat bread on Passover'

Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz says he 'loves tradition,' but refuses to give up chametz on Passover.Tova Dvorin, 4/16/2016, 8:54 PM

Why Was Chametz Sold at the Main Jerusalem Gates on Pesach?

Councilman King explains how his attempt to block Arab vendors from offending Jewish sensibilities was shot down by Mayor Barkat.Shimon Cohen, Ari Yashar, 4/7/2015, 4:05 PM

Watch: Israel's Chametz Has Been Sold

Netanyahu sells leavened goods to a non-Jew ahead of Passover, after intervention by Chief Rabbi Lau.Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 4/2/2015, 4:46 PM

Jerusalem Inspectors Shut Down Old City Bread Carts

Jerusalem inspectors have closed down dozens of food carts in the Old City where chametz was being sold.Yosef Berger, 4/20/2014, 3:48 PM

Sweet and Sour

Rabbanit Shira Smiles, 3/9/2014, 6:12 AM

Israel Scrambles to Prepare the Fish in Final Passover Rush

When Israeli Jews reach the Passover seder, some of their fish will swim in chametz-free ponds. Others will join their guests at the table. Hana Levi Julian, 3/24/2013, 1:36 PM

Haifa’s ‘Chametz Hotline’ for Passover

Deputy mayor invites Haifa residents to report illegal sales of leavened bread.Maayana Miskin, 3/24/2013, 12:31 PM

Lapid Skips Chametz Sale

Finance Minister Lapid skips pre-Passover tradition, raises suspicions he is ‘afraid to have picture taken with hareidi.’Maayana Miskin, 3/20/2013, 12:31 PM

MK: Israel's Water Guaranteed 'Chametz-Free'

Israelis will again drink underground "well water" this Passover, because of fears that the Kinneret may contain chametz.David Lev, 3/3/2013, 9:58 PM

Arab Announces in the Market: Jews! Sell me Your Chametz!

A new video clip by Chavruta shows an “Arab” in the marketplace, humorously reminding passersby that he is willing to buy any and all chametz.Hillel Fendel, 4/18/2011, 8:24 AM

Buyer of IDF Chametz is a No-Show

Traditional purchaser doesn't show up at the legal ceremony to ensure that Jews don't violate Biblical ban on owning leaven on Passover.Hillel Fendel, 4/11/2011, 9:29 PM