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Do you eat quinoa on pesach (with a pesach hashgacha)

Yes
4 (57.1%)
I agree that its mutar but havent actually eaten
0 (0%)
No
2 (28.6%)
No and i would never eat in the house of anyone who does
1 (14.3%)

Total Members Voted: 7

Voting closed: April 13, 2023, 06:30:33 PM

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Quinoa on Pesach
« on: April 14, 2015, 04:37:28 PM »
Was debated (and eaten) at the table on Y"T, wanted to know what others did/thought.

Do you eat quinoa on Pesach?
If you don't care why would you comment?
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Re: Quinoa on Pesach
« Reply #1 on: April 14, 2015, 04:41:51 PM »
I don't eat it all year
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Re: Quinoa on Pesach
« Reply #2 on: April 14, 2015, 04:42:58 PM »


Was debated (and eaten) at the table on Y"T, wanted to know what others did/thought.

Do you eat quinoa on Pesach?

Can you point me to the respected rabbinical authorities who hold you can't?

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Re: Quinoa on Pesach
« Reply #3 on: April 14, 2015, 04:46:22 PM »

Was debated (and eaten) at the table on Y"T, wanted to know what others did/thought.

Do you eat quinoa on Pesach?

Did you eat potatoes on Pesach?

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Re: Quinoa on Pesach
« Reply #4 on: April 14, 2015, 04:48:40 PM »
I eat it.
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Re: Quinoa on Pesach
« Reply #5 on: April 14, 2015, 04:50:04 PM »
There was a Rov in Lakewood (name slips my mind) who made a big deal about this year.
If you don't care why would you comment?
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Re: Quinoa on Pesach
« Reply #6 on: April 14, 2015, 05:05:09 PM »
There was a Rov in Lakewood (name slips my mind) who made a big deal about this year.
http://matzav.com/rav-shlomo-miller-forbids-quinoa-as-kitniyos-on-pesach
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Re: Quinoa on Pesach
« Reply #7 on: April 14, 2015, 05:08:25 PM »

Can you point me to the respected rabbinical authorities who hold you can't?
I don't know your guidelines for respect, rabbinic, or authoritative
but there was quite an argument at the OU between R' Shachter and R' Belsky until R' Genack was machria.
The lenient argument is  simply that it wasn't included in the gezeira,  while the strict argument is that it fits all the parameters of the reasons for kitniyos (looks like grain, is ground like grain, and is processed with grain- to the extent that unless it bears a reliable hashgacha,  you muat check it for grains.)

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Re: Quinoa on Pesach
« Reply #8 on: April 14, 2015, 05:29:51 PM »
AFAIK The only reason anyone has a problem with it is because of how it looks. You can buy it with a hechsher for Passover ensuring it didn't come into contact with wheat.

It's also a 'new' food.

Same reason we don't eat corn on Pesach as far as I'm concerned.
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Re: Quinoa on Pesach
« Reply #9 on: April 14, 2015, 06:01:35 PM »
you ran out of matza meal ??
or in your "zeal" to avoid gebrokts you possibly ate kitnoyit??
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Re: Quinoa on Pesach
« Reply #10 on: April 15, 2015, 02:41:20 PM »
you ran out of matza meal ??
or in your "zeal" to avoid gebrokts you possibly ate kitnoyit??
Or he had a psak that it's not kitniyos?
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Re: Quinoa on Pesach
« Reply #11 on: April 15, 2015, 04:32:21 PM »
from Moshe Rabainu?????????????
this issue is currently being debated in the HALACHIC world. as of yet there is no final psak. !
The informed yid , holds off on quinoa until a general psak emerges.
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Re: Quinoa on Pesach
« Reply #12 on: April 15, 2015, 04:43:34 PM »

from Moshe Rabainu?????????????
this issue is currently being debated in the HALACHIC world. as of yet there is no final psak. !
The informed yid , holds off on quinoa until a general psak emerges.

"General Psak"??  No such thing. You follow your LOR.

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Re: Quinoa on Pesach
« Reply #13 on: April 15, 2015, 04:50:38 PM »
from Moshe Rabainu?????????????
this issue is currently being debated in the HALACHIC world. as of yet there is no final psak. !
The informed yid , holds off on quinoa until a general psak emerges.
And if there is a machlokes haposkim? He just decides on his own what to do?
The informed yid has a posek to whom he asks his shailos and follows what his posek tells him.
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Re: Quinoa on Pesach
« Reply #14 on: April 15, 2015, 05:06:09 PM »
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Re: Quinoa on Pesach
« Reply #15 on: April 15, 2015, 05:13:47 PM »
Did you eat potatoes on Pesach?
the חי אדם said that potatoes is forbidden on pesach, the Rabonim told him if you asser that too, you are taking away the "חי אדם" (persons life) there will be nothing left to eat.
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Re: Quinoa on Pesach
« Reply #16 on: April 15, 2015, 05:21:06 PM »

the חי אדם said that potatoes is forbidden on pesach, the Rabonim told him if you asser that to you are taking away the חי אדם (persons life) there will be nothing left to eat.

So why are potatoes held to a diff standard than quinoa.

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Re: Quinoa on Pesach
« Reply #17 on: April 15, 2015, 05:31:46 PM »
So why are potatoes held to a diff standard than quinoa.
The reason I heard why it would be kitniyos is because quinoa is used to make bread (in other parts of the world) as opposed to potatoes which are not
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Re: Quinoa on Pesach
« Reply #18 on: April 15, 2015, 05:56:42 PM »
The reason I heard why it would be kitniyos is because quinoa is used to make bread (in other parts of the world) as opposed to potatoes which are not
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Re: Quinoa on Pesach
« Reply #19 on: April 15, 2015, 06:15:34 PM »
So why are potatoes held to a diff standard than quinoa.
I don't know your guidelines for respect, rabbinic, or authoritative
but there was quite an argument at the OU between R' Shachter and R' Belsky until R' Genack was machria.
The lenient argument is  simply that it wasn't included in the gezeira,  while the strict argument is that it fits all the parameters of the reasons for kitniyos (looks like grain, is ground like grain, and is processed with grain- to the extent that unless it bears a reliable hashgacha,  you muat check it for grains.)