chametz


chametz
   (khah-MEHTS) [Hebrew: that which is leavened] Any food that contains yeast or another leavening agent, forbidden to Jews during the festival of Passover; the dishes and utensils used in preparing and serving such foods.

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  • Chametz — (hebr. חמץ) (in aschkenasischer Aussprache Chometz oder Chumetz) heißt wörtlich übersetzt Sauerteig. Gemeint ist in der Regel Gesäuertes im Sinne der in der Bibel (Torah) genannten, am Pessachfest (Passah) verbotenen Speisen. Es sind dies alle… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • chametz — variant of hametz * * * chametz var. hametz …   Useful english dictionary

  • chametz — Seph. /khah mets /; Ashk. /khaw mits/, n. Hebrew. hametz. * * * …   Universalium

  • chametz — noun a) Food made from leavened grain flour. The Torah states that Jews are not permitted to eat or drink it during the festival of Pesach (Passover), nor own it or even be seen with it, but must remove it from their houses and land at the… …   Wiktionary

  • chametz — n. chometz, food not allowed for consumption during the Jewish Passover holiday …   English contemporary dictionary

  • chametz — [hα: mɛts, xα:mɛts] (also chometz) noun Judaism leaven or food mixed with leaven, prohibited during Passover. Origin C19: from Heb. ḥāmēṛ …   English new terms dictionary

  • Bedikas Chametz — is the search before the Jewish Holiday of Pesach for Chametz. The search takes place after nightfall on the evening before Pesach ( the night of the 14th if the Hebrew month of Nisan, as stated in the Mishnah tractate Pesachim ). When Pesach… …   Wikipedia

  • Chamez — Chametz (hebr. חמץ) (in aschkenasischer Aussprache Chometz oder Chumetz) heißt wörtlich übersetzt Sauerteig. Gemeint ist in der Regel Gesäuertes im Sinne der in der Bibel (Torah) genannten, am Pessachfest (Passah) verbotenen Speisen. Es sind dies …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Passover — This article is about the Jewish holiday. For other uses, see Passover (disambiguation). Passover Seder plate with symbolic foods Official name Hebrew: פסח (Pesach) Obs …   Wikipedia