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8:30 pm

Torah Connections

18 February @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 pm on Monday, repeating until 25 March, 2019

Kesher, 933 Finchley Road
London, NW11 7PE United Kingdom
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Talmud with Rabbi Rashi 8:30

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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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