Gathering at Pimlico

Jews gathered at <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORCUL000054" title="Pimlico Race Course" href="/topic/sports/horse-racing/pimlico-race-course-ORCUL000054.topic">Pimlico Race Course</a> where breads and grains are burned as part of a 3,000 plus year old Jewish tradition of emptying the house of all leavened grains and burning them, abiding by a prohibition in the Torah of possessing or eating leavened bread during <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="EVFES00016940" title="Passover" href="/topic/religion-belief/judaism/passover-EVFES00016940.topic">Passover</a>.  The event is sponsored by Star-K Kosher Certification, a Baltimore-based company that puts its stamp of approval on foods that adhere to Jewish dietary laws.

( Monica Lopossay, BALTIMORE SUN / April 18, 2011 )

Jews gathered at Pimlico Race Course where breads and grains are burned as part of a 3,000 plus year old Jewish tradition of emptying the house of all leavened grains and burning them, abiding by a prohibition in the Torah of possessing or eating leavened bread during Passover. The event is sponsored by Star-K Kosher Certification, a Baltimore-based company that puts its stamp of approval on foods that adhere to Jewish dietary laws.

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