Questions tagged [kitniyos-semigrain-legume]

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Why do the laws of kitniyot still apply today to Ashkenazi Jews on Passover?

How did the tradition start? Why is it still around today? What is the basis for this Halacha (הלכה)?
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Kitniyos Hanaah

There's been a lot of buzz about Kitzniyos here recently. If I remember correctly, things with Kitniyos are only prohibited to be eaten (according to those with the Minhag), and are okay to benefit ...
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Is Marijuana Kittnos

Is the Marijuana plant a type of forbidden form of Kitniyos?
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Is tobbaco Kitniyos?

Is tobbaco Kitniyos?
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Does cooking kitniyot in a pot render it non-kosher-for-Passover for Ashkenazic Jews? If so, why?

I've heard of cases where a Sephardic family, for whom rice is totally kosher for Passover (assuming it's checked and contains no additives etc.), cooked rice in a pot. The next day, they invite their ...
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Quinoa Kitniyos status

Is Quinoa Kitniyos I know it is currently a machlokes can you name the sides and what is the reasoning
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What's the earliest source/discussion on green beans being “kitniyot” (prohibited legumes) on Passover?

My understanding is that most Ashkenazic communities today don't eat green beans on Passover, treating them as kitniyot (a bunch of legumes for which the custom arose to avoid on Passover). What's the ...
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Muktzeh Because its assur for me

The question is for food on Yom Kippur, or Gebrokts or Kitnyos on Pesach (for those that do not eat them), are they Muktzeh?
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Are there any brands of mustard powder (flour) that are kosher for Passover for Sephardim?

Prepared mustard (containing vinegar and the like) is certainly not kosher for Passover. According to Ashkenazic practice, the mustard plant itself is included in "kitniot" and prohibited on Passover....
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Kitnios on Pesach

Why and when did the minhag start that allows Sephardim to eat Kitnios (Legumes)but not Ashkenazim?