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7 Is­raeli city in the heart of the south­ern Sharon Plain bordered by Her­zliya (7)

9 ‘Maariv- ****** ’ - the shab­bat evening prayer (He­brew) (6)

10 Be a self-em­ployed solic­i­tor? (3)

11 The rabbi’s wife (Yid­dish) (8)

12 Rab­bini­cal com­men­tary on the Mish­nah, sec­ond part of the Tal­mud (6) 13 Comes the rev­o­lu­tion, she’s in it, this suc­ces­sor to Vashti (6)

14 Bought back as in the ‘pidyon haben’ (8)

16 In­ter­na­tional lubav­itch out­reach (6)

17 Like du­pli­ca­tion of agree­ment in Italy - it’s in Um­bria (6)

19 City de­stroy­able by a Scud and Sam (8)

22 Were beaten - we came in bot­tom (6)

24 Moses by his name in He­brew (6) 26 Fish - mark eel swim­ming, get­ting caught (8)

27 First to see pa­tients at health re­sort (3)

28 Home Coun­ties kid, one with Jewish blood (6)

29 Ashke­nazi hot-pot for shab­bat (Yid­dish) (7)

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1 Cases for silk un­der­wear? (6)

2 ‘Why is this night...’ Seder rit­ual ques­tion (He­brew) (2,8)

3 Not quite a sur­gi­cally as­sisted birth in Is­raeli coastal town (8)

4 Itin­er­ant Jewish preacher (He­brew vari­ant spell­ing) (6)

5 A tree for fu­ture scru­tiny, per­haps (4) 6 A cer­tain Ben­jamin’s daugh­ter - Golda Meir, per­haps (8)

8 Chief of King Saul’s army among chil­dren badly raised (5)

15 Fa­mous holo­caust survivor and au­thor of ‘Night’ (1928-2016) (4,6)

16 The sweet paste made of fruits and nuts eaten at the Seder (He­brew) (8) 18 Pen­i­ten­tial po­ems and prayers (He­brew) (8)

20 At­tribute of benev­o­lence or com­pas­sion, es­pe­cially in Kab­bal­ism (He­brew) (6) 21 French au­thor climb­ing tree of the genus ‘rhus’ (5)

23 Ortho­dox woman’s wig (Yid­dish) (6)

25 Twenty-first let­ter of the aleph bet (4) HOW TO PLAY: Use the let­ter tiles from the game of Scrab­ble to spell out the an­swers to the clues be­low. Do not use the two blank tiles. Place the tiles on the Scrab­ble board ac­cord­ing to the grid ref­er­ences given with the clues. If you suc­cess­fully com­plete the puz­zle, you will have used all 98 tiles.

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1E Heard the old chestnut beats all. (7) 1I Sub­stance known al­pha­bet­i­cally. (7) 1K Keep­ing it within the fam­ily. (8)

1N A scene from a Ho­vis take away. (5) 2C In a state when ten fell ill with it. (4) 5M Opted to leave the goods there. (5) 7B One can see through his work. (7) 7F A stan­dard flag of­fi­cer. (6)

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