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Seder Question: Pesach and Yom Kippur

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Rabbi Elchanan Lewis

30 Nisan 5765
Question
Please assist me with this quesion which is mine to answer at the Seder table. What are the differences and similarities between Pesach and Yom Kippur?
Answer
The similarities: The penalty for eating (food / Chametz) is Karret. Both depend on the Hebrew calendar Differences: Melachah (Halachic "labor") is prohibited on Yom Kippur like Shabbat and for Pesach like Yom Tov.
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