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Erev Tisha B’Av

29 July, 2020

Fast begins 8:52pm Maariv 9:45pm

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7:30 am

Shacharit via Zoom

29 July, 2020 @ 7:30 am - 8:30 am

Join the on-line quorum to make up this morning minyan.

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7:00 pm

Mincha via Zoom

29 July, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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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,
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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