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What are the arguments against putting the face in the arm in Tahahnun? When did this Minhag start?

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closed as not a real question by Double AA, simchastorah, msh210 Jan 24 '12 at 17:23

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What makes you think there are arguments against this custom? –  Dave Jan 24 '12 at 1:15
    
@Dave I think I've heard that there are in the name of Arizal. –  Hacham Gabriel Jan 24 '12 at 1:15
    
possible duplicate: judaism.stackexchange.com/q/5413/759 –  Double AA Jan 24 '12 at 1:16
    
Maybe the "when did this minhag start" aspect could be emphasized in order to avoid the duplication. –  Dave Jan 24 '12 at 1:20
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well sephardim do not have the practice –  simchastorah Jan 24 '12 at 2:18

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