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Burning of Chametz (Registration Required)
The Burning of Chametz is a Jewish practice that involves removing all bread, crumbs, and all leavened products from ones possession just prior to the Holiday of Passover.
As part of the preparations, there is a symbolic supervised burning of these food items.
Richmond Fire-Rescue, in collaboration with Chabad Richmond, is delighted to provide the Jewish community with a safe and educational place to perform this custom.
This private event will be held on
Friday, April 15th, 10:45 AM – 12:15 PM
Richmond’s Brighouse Fire Hall,6960 Gilbert Road.
If you are interested in attending this private event, please register with Chabad Richmond at 604-277-6427.
Join us for the burning of Chametz, a tour of a fire truck, handle some of our auto extrication tools, pose for a picture, and help us make this annual event a fun and safe way to celebrate a long-standing tradition.
Richmond Fire-Rescue will be providing fire and life safety information and education for all those in attendance.