Payot (or "payos", singular "pe'ah") is the Hebrew word for sidelocks or sidecurls. Payot are worn by Orthodox males, based on the Biblical injunction against shaving the "corners" of one's head. Literally, pe'ah means corner, side or edge. There are different styles of payot among Haredi, Yemenite, ...
Men: What is a succinct, clear, Halachically complete line to tell a barber what not to do when cutting your hair?
Where is there a source for having long payos ,and if there are sources what is the oldest source.? I am talking about the extra length besides for the halachic necessity. Like behind the ears or ...
I have often heard that 1/4th of an inch is the minimum length of the hairs in the peyos area. For example, that is mentioned in an answer to a previous question: How to advise your barber My ...