Part of the mourning period known as "The Three Weeks". During this period, which immediately precedes Tisha B'Av, practices of mourning are increased.

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Bathing before Shabbos Chazon

To what extent, if any, does the practice of bathing in hot water before Shabbos override the prohibition of bathing during the Nine Days? I ask specifically regarding Ashkenazi practice (I guess for ...
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Buying New Electronics During the 9 Days

Is one allowed to buy new electronic devices during the nine days (e.g. cellphone, laptop)?
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Intent of the 9 days and Meat

If you had only two options for lunch during the nine days, which would be the 'preferable' choice? Sushi (100 % fresh animal flesh, costs around 40 NIS, really really enjoyable and healthy) A Fast ...
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Buying New Tefillin during Nine Days / 3 Weeks

Is one allowed to buy new tefillin during the 9 days or 3 weeks? Is one then allowed to wear that same new tefillin during the 9 days / 3 weeks? And if the answer is yes: why?