Chapter: 14 – When Erev Pesaĥ Falls on Shabbat

1. Bi’ur Ĥametz and Shabbat Meals

When the fourteenth of Nisan coincides with Shabbat, bedikat ĥametz is performed with a berakha on the night of the thirteenth, Thursday night, because it is impossible to seek and eliminate ĥametz on Shabbat. After the search, the ĥametz is … Continue reading

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2. Additional Laws

Ta’anit Bekhorot is moved forward to Thursday, the twelfth of Nisan (SA and Rema 470:2). As mentioned, the custom nowadays is to arrange a siyum instead of fasting (see above 13:5). One should prepare the needs of the Seder – … Continue reading

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