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Do you stop eating bread once Seder starts or beginning of the morning of Seder day? Not sure about this

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The precise time depends on exactly where you are. For example, the times for Glencoe Illinois for tomorrow are (courtesy of the chabad.org web site)

Finish Eating Chametz before: 10:38 AM

Sell and Burn Chametz before: 11:44 AM

go to the site and change the location to your zip code for relevant times.


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From Biblical law, you stop eating bread products at mid-day preceding the seder. Rabbinical law extends the prohibition an extra hour before that to distance from the Biblical prohibition, and a further hour due to the possibility of confusion.

Rambam laws of chometz ch. 1 Halacha 8-9

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