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Supreme Court orders to allow leavened chametz in hospitals on Passover

Supreme Court orders to allow leavened chametz in hospitals on Passover

Judges accept Secular Forum and Adalah organization petition. Transport Minister: 'Court continues to destroy principles of Jewish State.'Mordechai Sones, 30/04/2020 12:56
A Graphic Haggadah Novel – Batman was never like this!

A Graphic Haggadah Novel – Batman was never like this!

Keeping the young crowd involved in the Seder has just become much easier with the Koren Graphic Haggadah Novel. Rochel Sylvetsky, 31/03/2019 08:57
Israeli Hospitals to reserve 'Chametz only' zones?

Israeli Hospitals to reserve 'Chametz only' zones?

Gov't broaches compromise after policy of forbidding Chametz in hospitals on Passover became a hot-button issue.JTA, Tzvi Lev, 11/10/2018 20:44
Grocer burns entire stock after forgetting to sell Chametz

Grocer burns entire stock after forgetting to sell Chametz

Israeli store-owner burns entire stock after forgetting to sell his wares to a non-Jew. 'I don't regret it-Jewish law is Jewish law.'Tzvi Lev, 08/04/2018 22:51
'A small, noisy, and extremist secular faction'

'A small, noisy, and extremist secular faction'

'Secular Forum' claims soldiers forced to eat unhealthy food after IDF kitchens prepared for Passover.Mordechai Sones, 29/03/2018 13:11
Knesset sells its chametz

Knesset sells its chametz

Knesset speaker, Director-General sell all chametz owned by Knesset ahead of Passover.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/03/2018 19:04
Veteran journalist to Meretz MK: 'Shame'

Veteran journalist to Meretz MK: 'Shame'

Yaakov Ahimeir responds sharply to MK Tamar Sandberg, who is working to annul Chametz law.Mordechai Sones, 12/04/2017 18:10
Leftist MK: Get rid of 'chametz law'

Leftist MK: Get rid of 'chametz law'

Opposition MK pushes to allow leavened products to be publicly displayed during Passover holiday, says current law harms democracy.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/04/2017 11:52
Is your post-Passover bread really kosher?

Is your post-Passover bread really kosher?

To avoid eating chametz owned by Jews over Pesach, Rabbi Karelitz publishes fresh product code: 6122Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/05/2016 16:36
Provocation? Man sells bread in Bnei Brak

Provocation? Man sells bread in Bnei Brak

Police take rogue chametz seller into custody. Suspect: I'm not forcing anyone to eat it.Michal Levi, 26/04/2016 19:10
Israel's chametz has been sold

Israel's chametz has been sold

In official ceremony, Finance Minister gives Chief Rabbis authority to sell state's chametz to Abu Gosh resident.Hezki Ezra, 21/04/2016 15:39
Minister admits: 'I eat bread on Passover'

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, 16/04/2016 20:54
Why Was Chametz Sold at the Main J'lem Gates?

Why Was Chametz Sold at the Main J'lem Gates?

Councilman King explains how his attempt to block Arab vendors from offending Jewish sensibilities was shot down by Mayor Barkat.Shimon Cohen, Ari Yashar, 07/04/2015 16:05
Watch: Israel's Chametz Has Been Sold

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, 02/04/2015 16:46
JM Inspectors Shut Down Old City Bread Carts

JM 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, 20/04/2014 15:48
Sweet and Sour

Sweet and Sour

Rabbanit Shira Smiles, 09/03/2014 06:12
Israel Scrambles to Prepare Fish for Passover

Israel Scrambles to Prepare Fish for Passover

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, 24/03/2013 13:36
Haifa’s ‘Chametz Hotline’ for Passover

Haifa’s ‘Chametz Hotline’ for Passover

Deputy mayor invites Haifa residents to report illegal sales of leavened bread.Maayana Miskin, 24/03/2013 12:31
Lapid Skips Chametz Sale

Lapid Skips Chametz Sale

Finance Minister Lapid skips pre-Passover tradition, raises suspicions he is ‘afraid to have picture taken with hareidi.’Maayana Miskin, 20/03/2013 12:31
MK: Israel's Water Guaranteed 'Chametz-Free'

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, 03/03/2013 21:58
Teaching Passover via Humor

Teaching Passover via Humor

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, 18/04/2011 08:24
IDF Chametz Not Sold - Yet

IDF Chametz Not Sold - Yet

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, 11/04/2011 21:29