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I have heard from friends that one should not wear Tefillin on Sukkot. Can someone find me a source?

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Tefillin may not be donned on Shabbat and Yom Tov (Menachot 36b, Shulchan Aruch OC 31:1).

Rav Yosef Karo (ibid :2) rules that the days of Chol HaMoed are included in this prohibition, but Rav Moshe Isserlis rules they are not included and Tefillin should be worn.

Modern customs vary widely on the latter point and one's personal rabbi should be consulted for a final ruling.

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