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It means "search for leaven" in Hebrew; what phrase is it?




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Answer: Bidikat Chametz

Chametz is leavened grain products. According to the Torah, during Passover, "neither chametz (the result of grain that ferments) nor se'or (highly fermented sourdough that is used to make another dough ferment) shall be visible to you in all your boundaries." Thus the night before Passover Seder, Jewish people search their houses for any leavened grain products; this event is called Bidikat Chametz.


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