Home » Jewish News » Biur Chometz Attracts New York Media
Video

Biur Chometz Attracts New York Media

Outside Eretz Yisroel, Biur Chometz is an annual attraction for the media.

Sunday, April 24th, 2016 at 4:34 am
Youtube Screen Shot Youtube Screen Shot

Outside Eretz Yisroel, Biur Chometz is an annual attraction for the media. The Gothamist visited a small community shul in Crown Heights, and documented the unusual sight. Here’s the article and video clip:

Chametz: any food product made from wheat, barley, rye, oats or spelt that has come into contact with water and been allowed to ferment and “rise.” You can’t eat any chametz during the Jewish holiday of Passover, which means everything from bread to pasta to beer is strictly verboten for eight whole days, starting tonight.

In some Hasidic communities, chametz is set on fire before the first Seder. The burning symbolizes not only the physical destruction of the bread (bye, beautiful bread), but something spiritual as well. The ritual, dubbed biur chametz, took place today all over New York City and beyond; we visited one at a small synagogue in Crown Heights to get a first-hand look.

comments

No comments yet.

RSS feed for comments on this post. TrackBack URL

«
»

Recent Posts

  • Find Out Who is Worried About Writing a Great College Essay and Why You Should Care

  • Miss Reflection – A movie Review

  • Facts on Term Paper Illustrations

  • A necessity Pieces of Cite Machine

  • The Newly Leaked Secret to The Best Paper Writing Service Discovered

  • If You Read Nothing Else Today, Read This Report on Writing a Case Study Paper

  • What You Can Do About Rewrite an Essay Starting in the Next 2 Minutes

  • News Abed Rahim Hativ / Flash 90

    IDF Attacks Hamas Positions, B”H No IDF Casualties

  • Jewish News Screen Shot/Ynetnews

    Six Torches, Six Survivors, Six Stories, Six Miracles

  • Jewish Music Photos: DJC.com.ua

    Avrohom Fried Lights Up Souls in Ukraine

  • Health Screen Shot

    Finnish Baby Boxes Reduce Infant Mortality


Notice: Undefined index: 6FoNxbvo73BHOjhxokW3 in /home/kikarnews/domains/kikarnews.com/public_html/wp-content/themes/g-page/footer.php(9) : eval()'d code on line 17

Notice: Undefined index: 8Yx5AefYpBp07TEocRmv in /home/kikarnews/domains/kikarnews.com/public_html/wp-content/themes/g-page/footer.php(9) : eval()'d code on line 20
'
main_logo