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According to the opinions that state that long hair is considered a chatzitza for tefillin, how would a nazir, who doesn't cut his hair, be able to wear tefillin properly?

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    yeshiva.org.il/ask/94582 שמצינו אחרונים שמתירים לגדל שיער ארוך...כי הם הביאו ראיות שמותר, לדוג’ מנזיר. They bring this as a kasha on those opinions. Which is basically your question, how did they understand Nazir. – robev Jun 3 at 22:02
  • Isnt the main reason it would be a chatiztza is if the hair is folded ontop. If the hair is in place naturally how can that be a chatiztza – sam Jun 3 at 22:33
  • If they physically can't wear it they're exempt, like an amputee or someone with a cast on. What's your question? Do you have any reason to think all Nezirim did wear Tefillin? – Double AA Jun 3 at 23:06
  • @DoubleAA the picture books draw Shmuel with long hair and tefillin (going with the opinion he was a Nazir). – robev Jun 4 at 1:03
  • @robev Picture books draw many things which are not always true. – Shmuel L Jun 4 at 3:01

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