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If someone needs to shave during Sefirah or Three Weeks because of work, should he also shave before Shabbos?

If someone needs to shave during Sefirah or Three Weeks because of work, should he also shave before Shabbos? It seems strange to shave for M-F, but to go into Shabbos with stubble. On the other ...
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Married woman covering hair

Is it strictly necessary for a married woman to keep her hair covered in the following situations? If not, how important is it? 1) When alone in the house 2) When alone (or with husband) in the ...
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Washing after Haircut and modern day blood letting

What are the rules for Washing after Haircuts and or Shaving and or is there a requirement at all? Also after donating blood is there a requirment to Wash hands and or a blood test and is there a ...
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Kosher Electric Shavers

Which electric shavers are halakhically acceptable for shaving a man's beard?
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May a woman shave her legs on Chol hamoed?

The Shulchan Aruch tell us that one may not shave on Chol Hamoed (Orach Chaim 531:2). Does this prohibition apply to women as well? Is a woman allowed to shave her legs on chol hamoed?
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Haircuts on Fast Days

Is one allowed to take a haircut on a fast day like Tzom Gedaliah and or Asarah B'Teves?
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Which communities accept sheitels (wigs) as adequate hair coverings for married women?

Assuming that married women need to cover their hair today (I'm not going into that discussion), which communities accept that a sheitel is considered a covering?
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Where to put tefilin

Do you put the front of your tefilin at hairline or do you put the back on it
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Tefilin and a toupee

If a man wears a toupee, must he remove it to put on the head tefilin?
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Shave/Haircuts during the 3 weeks

What are the reasons why a person may be able shave and/or haircut (two biiiits!- sorry, just had to) during the three weeks? Please use sources.
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Double head covering for women?

Is there an inyan for women to have a double covering on their head? (Like men do.)
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shiduch date haircut during sefira

Are you allowed to get a haircut during the Omer if you are going on a shiduch date?
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Are you allowed to get a haircut on Motzei Shabbos?

Is there anything wrong with getting a haircut on Motzei Shabbos (Saturday night)?
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How to advise your barber

Men: What is a succinct, clear, Halachically complete line to tell a barber what not to do when cutting your hair?