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Burning of Chametz in Israel

Location: Jerusalem, Israel
April 10, 2017

An Ultra-Orthodox Jewish man prays as leavened bread is burnt at Mea Shearim neighborhood in Jerusalem, Israel, 10 April 2017. The burning of all products containing leavening agents, or Chametz, is a customary preparation ahead of the week-long Jewish high holiday of Passover that commemorates the Jewish exodus from Egypt in Biblical times. The holiday begins on the evening of 10 April and ends on the evening of 18 April.

Credit: EPA

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