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Download links for 2020 Pesach guides:

CRC Pesach Guide
Star-K Pesach Guide and Medicine List
OU Pesach Guide
OK Pesach Products Guide
Kof-K Pesach Product List
COR Pesach Guide

HT: Jewish Heritage Center of Queens and Long Island for most of these links

https://www.pesachbox.com/


List of things you shouldn’t forget

Last minute small cleanup prep:

Spill salt out of silver salt shaker (crumbs from Challah)
Empty out vacuum cleaner
Clean out the draw on bottom of the oven
Check pockets for crumbs


Buy/Make/Get

Corkscrew
Seder candles
Eruv Tavshilin
4 kosos that are the right shiur (size/amount)
Kos shel Eliyahu (Eliyahu’s cup)
Keara (Seder plate)
Haggadas
Matza
Wine/Grape juice

Prep before Seder

Wash lettuce
Prep horseradish?
Boil eggs
Roast chicken leg + egg
Make/buy charoses
Cook veg for karpas (potato/parsley)
Salt water

Seder plate
Maror
Karpas
Zroah
Charoses
Chazeret
Beitza



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Re: Making Pesach For The First Time
« Reply #270 on: April 06, 2020, 10:15:06 AM »
In Lakewood for some reason the poskim said one must flush in toilet and not make any fires.

The fire department expressively permitted using a BBQ grill. I hope the poskim were not misinformed..

Either way, im thinking of using a toaster. Just burn the toast to a crisp. Is this sreifa?
In CLE we've been told to use a grill.
Toilet or toaster are b'dieved.
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Re: Making Pesach For The First Time
« Reply #271 on: April 06, 2020, 10:46:22 AM »
Can I put on the fire of the grill directly or just on top of the grates?

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Re: Making Pesach For The First Time
« Reply #272 on: April 06, 2020, 10:53:44 AM »
In CLE we've been told to use a grill.
Toilet or toaster are b'dieved.
Toilet and toaster are not equal though. Right?

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Re: Making Pesach For The First Time
« Reply #273 on: April 06, 2020, 11:00:43 AM »
Toilet and toaster are not equal though. Right?
Why not ask your LOR about a covered grill?
They're probably trying to avoid open fires.

Otherwise, toast and flush.
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Re: Making Pesach For The First Time
« Reply #274 on: April 06, 2020, 11:09:23 AM »
Is this safe? Do I have to make a hole for exhaust somewhere?
If you don't care why would you comment?
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Re: Making Pesach For The First Time
« Reply #275 on: April 06, 2020, 11:10:48 AM »
Is this safe? Do I have to make a hole for exhaust somewhere?
Yes, there's a vent, usually under the clock/controls area. Make a hole for that. Also, test the burners first while you have everything accessible.

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Re: Making Pesach For The First Time
« Reply #276 on: April 06, 2020, 11:14:04 AM »
Is this safe? Do I have to make a hole for exhaust somewhere?

This is not safe. You need to make slits in the foil under the control panel
Just because things turned out a certain way doesn't mean you were right.

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Re: Making Pesach For The First Time
« Reply #277 on: April 06, 2020, 11:21:41 AM »
Yes, there's a vent, usually under the clock/controls area. Make a hole for that. Also, test the burners first while you have everything accessible.
This is not safe. You need to make slits in the foil under the control panel
Good?
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Re: Making Pesach For The First Time
« Reply #278 on: April 06, 2020, 11:32:20 AM »
Just because things turned out a certain way doesn't mean you were right.

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Re: Making Pesach For The First Time
« Reply #279 on: April 06, 2020, 02:22:11 PM »
Empty your vacuum cleaner before the zman.

Otherwise it's like trying to free up space on your phone and everything is getting saved to your trash folder.

(I am not saying this is halachically required)
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Re: Making Pesach For The First Time
« Reply #280 on: April 06, 2020, 04:51:10 PM »
Interesting teshuva from Minchas Yitzchok (from 1935) attached on what fuels are ok for the mitzvah of sereifas chometz according to Reb Yehudah. Some hold that only wood is allowed but he disagrees and says that any fire is fine.
Rabbis @aygart and @Dan hit it on the nail.

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Re: Making Pesach For The First Time
« Reply #281 on: April 06, 2020, 05:04:18 PM »
Interesting teshuva from Minchas Yitzchok (from 1935) attached on what fuels are ok for the mitzvah of sereifas chometz according to Reb Yehudah. Some hold that only wood is allowed but he disagrees and says that any fire is fine.
Rabbis @aygart and @Dan hit it on the nail.
You can do both - pre light some wood inside your grill and then burn your chometz on that.
ETA: Obviously if you don't have wood, don't let that stop you from burning or otherwise disposing in the manner your LOR tells you to.

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Re: Making Pesach For The First Time
« Reply #282 on: April 06, 2020, 08:41:28 PM »
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Re: Making Pesach For The First Time
« Reply #283 on: April 06, 2020, 08:46:50 PM »
Wiki Updated
Thanks! This is a great list - not the typical 634 page guides, just the stuff that are easy to forget.
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Re: Making Pesach For The First Time
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