Gallery: Haredim in Jerusalem burn hametz

Hundreds gather in religious neighborhood of Mea Shearim to get rid of their leavened products before Pessah.

Haredim burn leaven in Mea Shearim
Haredim burn leaven in Mea Shearim
Haredim burn leaven in Mea Shearim
Haredim burn leaven in Mea Shearim
Haredim burn leaven in Mea Shearim
Haredim burn leaven in Mea Shearim
Haredim gathered on Monday morning to burn leaven in the Mea Shearim neighborhood of Jerusalem ahead of Passover.
The ceremony is known in Hebrew as biur hametz, a cultural reference reflecting the practice of burning hametz before Pessah.
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