Is it permissible to cut hair on Rosh Hodesh Av when it comes out on a Friday?
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Yechaveh Daas 4:36 says that one may take a haircut on Rosh Chodesh Av, on whichever day of the week it occurs.
Last week, I asked a respected individual learned in Torah in my community when (in July 2012) it would be forbidden to shave and get haircuts. The answer I received was from the 22nd until the 30th. This answer seems to imply that he would permit shaving and haircuts on the upcoming Rosh Hodesh this Friday.