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It depends on the source of the yeast. Yeast itself is NOT chametz (it wasn't even known when chametz was "invented"). Indeed the only thing that is chametz is Se'or - that is essentially sourdough - made from one of the five grains. Although the word is used to mean sourdough, the law is that se'or is when one of the five grains has been in water for 18 ...


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Every Kashrus organization has some differentiation in standards. Every one has stringencies that another doesn't have, and every one has leniencies that another doesn't have. The distinction between them, besides the standard, is how well they follow through and implement their standards. In general, the best course for evaluating certifications and their ...


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In order to look up kosher symbols, check out Reliable Certifications which gives the list by country. The two you are asking about are viewed as both reliable and accepted by most people. The Organized Kashrus Laboratories (O/K) 391 Troy Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11213 Phone: (718) 756-7500; Fax: (718) 756-7503 Rabbinic Administrator: Rabbi Don Yoel Levy The ...


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This text was written when the Temple stood and people were eating sacrifices. In fact, all sacrificial bread (other than a few from the Thanksgiving offering) were non-leavened, year-round. Furthermore, on any other run-of-the-mill night of the year you'd see Jews in Jerusalem eating a Thanksgiving sacrifice, and along with it some leavened bread, and some ...


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The sefer Binyan Ariel here writes: According to what would appear to be the simple understanding of this stanza - that on all other nights we can eat either chametz or matzah, whichever our heart desires - it should have written “we eat either chametz or matzah”, like it wrote in the last stanza “we eat either sitting or ...


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Tosfot – Brachot 35a, s.v Tinach l’acharov says that the bracha acharona is considered even more important than the bracha rishona . Therefore anything that applies to the bracha rishona should also apply to the bracha acharona.


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There are lots of high fat kosher for Pesach foods. I included gebrochts options, but even without that there's still a lot. Fleishiks: Dark chicken also has a fair amount of fat, especially the skin. You can get chicken wings, which have a high skin-to-meat ratio. Liver is high fat, as are gizzards (kurkeban, in Hebrew). If you're feeling adventurous, you ...



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