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Unformatted text preview: Passover a year ago, with the production of Matzoth and other specially prepared food stuffs.
As mentioned above the Torah says that we are not to eat "Chametz" during the
seven (eight days outside Israel) days of Passover, nor to have it in our possession or to own
it. (Ex Ch. 12 V. 15).
We must now define what is Chametz.. Chametz is the result of any of the five
species of grain, wheat, barley, spelt, oats and rye, ground or whole, being in contact with
water for more than 18 minutes without being baked in the oven. This of course includes
drinks that are made from grain such as whisky and beer and many others. Chametz is not
the process of fermentation in which case wine would not be permitted.
Matzoth are made from dough made by mixing a special flour that prior to being
ground has been specially watched and guarded so as not to come into contact with water
before being processed, with water and with no other additive, even salt. Special supervision
ensures that the dough from which Matzoth is made is speedily processed so that no mor...
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