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8:30 am

Shacharit

21 July @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am

Join the quorum to make up this morning minyan.

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7:20 pm

Mincha & Maariv

21 July @ 7:20 pm - 7:50 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:20 pm on Sunday, repeating until 21 July, 2024

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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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