Definitions

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  • noun Alternative spelling of chametz.

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Examples

  • ` Vinegar 'is called chometz because it is the ` essence of sourness' I am sure that Prof. Lees knows the origin of the word vinegar, and if there is any doubt in his mind as to anything I have written, being Prof.ssor at Tel-Aviv University, I am certain that he can substantiate or repudiate my statements with a little more research.

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  • The restrictions have their roots in the Book of Exodus, which tells of how the Israelites fled Egypt in such haste that they could not let their bread rise and become "chometz" in Hebrew.

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  • The restrictions have their roots in the Book of Exodus, which tells of how the Israelites fled Egypt in such haste that they could not let their bread rise and become "chometz" in Hebrew.

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  • Saturday lunch (eaten well before noon, so that our homes are free of the last chometz by the requisite time according to Jewish law):

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  • They fry breaded food in that oil, so there is chometz in his engine.

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  • Last year, he was worried about whether he would be able to drive the car during Chol HaMoed, as the chometz was sold… the solution: add regular diesel to the fuel, rendering it no longer food and thus no longer chometz.

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  • They fry breaded food in that oil, so there is chometz in his engine.

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  • Last year, he was worried about whether he would be able to drive the car during Chol HaMoed, as the chometz was sold… the solution: add regular diesel to the fuel, rendering it no longer food and thus no longer chometz.

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  • But rabbis in even some of the most Orthodox associations say chometz does not refer to all leavening.

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  • In the weeks before Passover, many homes are rigorously cleaned, and every bit of chometz or leavening removed.

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