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Haredim buning hametz 311.(Photo by: REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun)
Gallery: Haredim in Jerusalem burn hametz
By REUTERS
04/18/2011
Hundreds gather in religious neighborhood of Mea Shearim to get rid of their leavened products before Pessah.
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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