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cha·metz

(KHä-mĕts′, hä-)
n.
Food made from grain or flour that has been mixed with water and left to sit, considered leavened according to Jewish dietary law and thus forbidden for Jews to use or possess during Passover.

[Hebrew ḥāmēṣ, from ḥāmēṣ, to be leavened; akin to Akkadian emṣu, emiṣ-, sour, Arabic ḥamuḍa, to be sour, and Aramaic ḥăma', to be leavened.]

chametz

(xaˈmɛtʒ; Yiddish ˈxomətʒ) or

chometz

n
(Judaism) Judaism leavened food which may not be eaten during Passover
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Just weeks before Israel declared its independence in 1948, Ebrahim lost his homeland and fled Haifa, along with tens of thousands of Palestinian Muslims and Christians after Israeli militias conquered the city in a military operation they called Bi'ur Hametz, or 'Passover Cleaning'.
Just weeks before Israel declared its independence in 1948, Ibrahim lost his homeland and fled Haifa, along with tens of thousands of Palestinian Muslims and Christians after Israeli militias conquered the city in a military operation they called Bi'ur Hametz, or "Passover Cleaning.
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