Mixed Gym

Dear Rabbi Simon Whilst I have realised for a while at my ripe old age that I need to do more exercise, what holds me back is finding the time.  Once I get home in the evening, there is always something to do and despite my best efforts I never seem to be able to get these trainers on and…

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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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