Migrane on Yom Kippur

Dear Rabbi Simon, I’d be grateful for advice please. Michelle is very susceptible to migranes and will be looking after the children on YK. If she gets a migrane while looking after the children is there any way she can take syndol obviously with the minimum amount of liquid required to take them?   Syndol is the thing that really…

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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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