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Vayakhel/Parshat Shekalim

2 March

Shacharit 9:00am

Kesher Kids’ Klub Hangout 10:30am

Kiddush 11:30am followed by D’var Torah: Highlights of the Shabbos Enhancement Campaign

Mincha 4:00pm followed by Seuda Shelishit & Siyum Ta’anit

Shabbat Ends 6:32pm

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2 March
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Ask the Rabbi: Quinoa on Pesach
Dear Rabbi Simon,
Where do you stand on quinoa (and the kitniyot ban) for Pesach?
Many thanks,
Tzippy
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Dear Tzippy,
In line with other American authorities, I am in favour of quinoa. Although I reject completely the voices (mostly from Israel) seeking to abolish the ban on kitniyot entirely, IMO we do not need to include in the prohibition pseudo-grains that were unknown in the Old World until modern times. Best to buy with a Pesach hechsher though, to be free of any possible wheat contamination.
Rabbi Rashi Simon
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