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During periods of mourning, such as Sefirat Haomer and the three weeks prior to Tisha B'av, shaving is prohibited.

What is considered shaving and what is allowed?

May you pluck out a few hairs here or there?

Can you even out the beard to make it look presentable?

Can you trim nose hairs?

What about shaving the back of your neck?

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Source for your first sentence? – Double AA Apr 24 '14 at 19:39

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