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ACROSS

1 Ritual hand-wash­ing at The Seder (He­brew) (7)

5 Lubav­itch ed­u­ca­tional out­reach (6) 10 Dis­turb­ing re­al­i­ties for a de­scen­dant of Ja­cob... (9)

11 ...and his fa­ther only par­tially pay­ing off his Visa ac­count (5)

12 Run off with Ulysses’ wife, freed from con­fine­ment (5)

13 A cock bird - no friend to the Is­raelites (9)

14 Kate ******* - 29’s wife, a con­vert to Ju­daism (7)

15 Home-based box for col­lect­ing char­ity money (Yid­dish) (6)

19 Noah’s post-dilu­vial rest­ing-place? (6) 21 Early cen­tre of Chris­tian­ity, op­posed to old church (7)

25 Hol­i­day which oc­curs on the 18th day of Iy­yar (He­brew) (3,2-4)

27 A de­scen­dant of Adam who lived for 365 years, says Ge­n­e­sis 5:23 (5)

28 Head of army re­serves wel­comed soldiers in ma­jor ves­sel (5)

29 Jewish-Amer­i­can film di­rec­tor whose work in­cludes ‘Schindler’s List’ (9)

30 Med­i­cally ex­am­ined for­mer at­tack so to speak (1-5)

31 One of the sons of Levi (Gen. 46:11) (7)

DOWN

1 Bank­rupt re­gret­ted hav­ing home seized (6)

2 Com­pany board ru­ined in Moses Mai­monides’ home city (7)

3 Ei­lat’s ma­rine lo­ca­tion - not, how­ever, a Com­mu­nist wa­ter­way (3,3,3)

4 Owner of the house to which The Ark was taken (1 Sam. 7:1) (8)

6 Ger­man-Jewish poet - he’s at home with English (1797-1856) (5)

7 One of King David’s ‘Mighty Men’ (1 Chron. 12:6) (7)

8 The name of the pri­estly bless­ing (Yid­dish) (8)

9 King Saul’s elder daugh­ter (1 Sam. 14:49) (5)

16 Is­raeli tele­vi­sion psy­chic best known for his al­leged spoon bend­ing (3,6)

17 Ger­man-Jewish sem­i­nal com­mu­nist the­o­reti­cian buried in High­gate (18181883) (4,4)

18 GI run­ner shak­ing, but not miss­ing target (8)

20 Stir­ring El­gar, very good for up­lift­ing north african country (7) 22 Rosh ******* , the first day of the month in the He­brew cal­en­dar (7)

23 ‘It’s a fact’, ‘it’s true, I swear it’ (Yid­dish) (5)

24 Al­most fired weapon as an­cient Ja­panese gover­nor (6)

26 Stone for a gar­den en­trance, per­haps (5) 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.

ACROSS

1A It’s ur­gent for an old flame and one man. (7)

1C A beau­ti­ful dreamer still has to do it. (5)

1E Ar­gue over an ar­row. (7)

2I Stan­dard on a jug of ale. (6)

2K You can’t run a car with this tank. (5)

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