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Talmud with Rabbi Rashi

8 July @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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An event every week that begins at 8:30 pm on Monday, repeating until 22 July, 2019

Talmud with Rabbi Rashi 8:30pm

Details

Date:
8 July
Time:
8:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Organizer

Kesher Community Centre
Phone:
020 8458 5836
Email:
info@kesher.org.uk
Website:
www.kesher.org.uk

Venue

Kesher
933 Finchley Road
London, NW11 7PE United Kingdom
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Phone:
020 8458 5836
Questions & Answers
this week

Questions and Answers

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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