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What are the Ten Commandments?

When It Rains, It Pours

It is forbidden to carry a covering made to use as a protection against the sun or rain, that is, an umbrella, on Shabbat. Opening the umbrella over one's head would be a violation of the prohibition against creating a canopy. [] ... Even if there is an Eruv.


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Ashkenazic Jews are the Jews of France, Germany, and Eastern Europe. Sephardic Jews are the Jews of Spain, Portugal, North Africa and the Middle East.

Sephardic Jews may eat rice, corn, peanuts and beans during Pesach, while Ashkenazic Jews avoid them.

The Fourth Question

Why do we recline? One of the Four Questions asked during Maggid.

It is a mitzvah to recline (to the left side) at the seder, to show a relaxed feeling of freedom and royalty.

Seder: Lit. order. 1) The family home ritual conducted as part of the Passover observance.

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Bread Count

Chametz: Leavened grain products, which may not be owned or consumed during Pesach. Chametz includes anything made from the five major grains (wheat, rye, barley, oats and spelt) that has not been completely cooked within 18 minutes after coming into contact with water.