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Why can't Ashkenazi Jews eat Kitniyot (Beans, Rice or Pulses) on Pesach?

One of the questions that Rabbi Harvey Belovski of Golders Green United Synagogue gets asked more than any others when it comes to Pesach is why ashkenazim are not permitted to eat kitniyot (Beans, Rice or Pulses). Allow him to explain the reasoning behind this tradition. 

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