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prohibition against eating grain before it has existed through a 16th of Nissan based on Lev 23:14

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How to identify Yashan

I would like to serve food to a friend who observes the restrictions against eating Chadash grain products, but I don't have access to a guide on identifying Yashan. However, I have heard, that ...
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Why don't we all do Kemach Yashan?

Why don't we all do Kemach Yashan? It says in clearly says in the Torah, in Vayikra 23:14: You shall not eat bread or [flour made from] parched grain or fresh grain, until this very day, until ...
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Chodosh - where does it apply?

Does the prohibition against consuming new grain ("Chodosh") before the second day of Passover (Leveticus 23:14) apply only in the Land of Israel or in the Diaspora as well? (Sources appreciated)
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Are there any Sefardi Posekim that permit the consumption of Chodosh in Chutz LaAretz?

Are there are any Sefardic Posekim that permit the consumption of Chodosh in Chutz LaAretz just like the Ashkenazim's Heterim? Preferably Aharonim or contemporaries.
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To what grains do the laws of yoshon apply?

For which species must we wait until after pesach to eat the previous crop? Are there different cut-off dates for different species?
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Contemporary leniencies regarding the prohibition(s) of new grain [closed]

Since Talmudic times, Rabbinic scholars have grappled with the apparent contradiction between the Biblical and/or Rabbinic prohibition(s) of chodosh (new grain grown since Passover) and the common ...
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Rav Moshe Feinstein and chodosh in the Diaspora

I'm searching for some clarification regarding what Rav Moshe Feinstein, z"l, held with regard to chodosh in chutz la'aretz. My father-in-law recently attended a lecture of a student of Rav Reuven ...
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Understanding the best before code for yoshon

COR: Canadian Yoshon Guide writes: Quaker Oats (COR 112): All products containing oats and/or oat bran - date code of 0819P8 or earlier (Family Size will have a ‘TV’ code instead of ‘P’). . Would ...
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Yoshon Hand Matzo

According to a recent bulletin from Y. Herman's Guide to Chodosh: CAUTION ON MATZOS FOR PESACH Last year we noted that spring wheat flour is being added to winter wheat flour in the production of ...
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Eating new grains on the 17th vs the 18th of Nisan

The Shulhan 'Aruch (OC 489:10) states: אסור לאכול חדש אף בזמן הזה בין לחם בין קלי בין כרמל עד תחלת ליל יח בניסן ובארץ ישראל עד תחלת ליל יז בניסן "It is forbidden to eat new (grains) even today ...
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Flour sold in grocery labeled as Yoshon. how do they do it?

According to the OU they used to store the Flour from the time it's certain that it's Yoshon & sold it during the winter. but they had Problems with worms so they started to store the Wheat. but ...
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Kasher keilim for chadash?

If one holds that chadash is assur chutz l'aaretz (or is in Israel), and accidentally cooked a chadash product, would the taam of the chadash that is absorbed in the keilim be a concern, and would you ...
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What is the cutoff Yashan date for Heckers flour?

What is the Yashan cutoff date for Heckers flour?
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The cutoff for eating חדש was delayed after the בית המקדש; what about the cutoff for its taking root?

We used to bring a flour-offering called the "omer" on the sixteenth of Nisan. The halacha, as practiced when we had a bes hamikdash, is that any grain that took root after the omer is brought one ...
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A&H kishke - yoshon?

Does anyone happen to know if Abeles and Heymann frozen kishke is yoshon? (It does not appear to be mentioned at all in Y. Herman's Guide to Chodosh.) (Alternatively, does anyone know of a decent, ...
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Does beer need to be Yashan

According to Halacha, is one allowed to drink beer made with Chadash grain (does beer need to be Yashan)? Let’s assume for example this is from a Jewish farmer in Israel and you know it was planted at ...
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The Chatam Sofer & chadash asur me-haTorah hi [duplicate]

Can anyone point to when and where the Chatam Sofer uses "chadash asur me-haTorah hi" for the first time? Thanx! EDIT: im aware of these sources in OC and EH but they all state "chadash ...
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Are American Paskesz Products Yoshon?

Are American Paskesz grain products, such as Mini Trios Bites, yoshon year round? Is there a way to determine from, e.g., a package code if/when they are yoshon? (Paskesz cookies under Rav Westheim ...
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How to keep a yoshon kitchen [duplicate]

Yoshon refers, very roughly, to grain products that have grown through at least one Pesach. Some have the stringency to eat only yoshon grains. How does one go about identifying yoshon flour and ...
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Terumoth and Maasroth in Babylon

The Ohr Zarua (328) attempted to justify the prevalent leniency regarding the consumption of chodosh (new grain) in Europe by suggesting two novel arguments: that Europe must have had a tradition to ...
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Gra bashing Bahag? [closed]

In Biur Hagra YD 293:2 the Gra makes the following shocking statement: ודברי בה"ג כאן טעות גדול הוא וא"צ להשיב עליהן וגם מ"ש בשם ב"ח הב"ח כשיטתו דס"ל אינו נוהג בשל עובדי כוכבים וכבר הכו על קדקדו כל ...
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