Why do Chernobyl* chasidim do upsherin at the beginning of the third year? * Including Trink, Skver, etc.
When did it become popular to have a ceremony for a boys Upsherin, his first haircut when he reaches the age of three?
In some families/communities, little boys do not get their hair cut until they are three, and then there is a gathering for cutting their hair. The haircut is called an "upsheirin" or "chalakeh." ...