Atkins, Passover Haggadah

The searching bdika is done as follows after

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Unformatted text preview: s if for example, the 15th of Nisan, Passover is a Tuesday, the Seder night; the beginning of the 15th of Nissan is on Monday night. B'dikat Chametz would take place on Sunday night and the chametz would be burned (Biur Chametz) on Monday morning at about 10.00 a.m. The actual time is usually announced by the local religious authorities. About an hour before this, we must stop eating chametz. The searching, “B'dika” is done as follows. After nightfall, one makes the appropriate blessing below, and with a lighted candle (some authorities permit using a flashlight) the husband (or someone else) examines every nook and cranny in the house. With his wife and children in solemn procession, he gathers up any chametz that he finds. To make sure that he finds some so that he does not make an unnecessary blessing, it is customary to place small pieces of bread in various places so that he can find them. Many people use 10 pieces of bread so that a known number can be collected and many wrap them in paper so that no crumbs escape. If the Seder night is on Saturday night this is done on the previo...
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