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When Tisha B'Av comes out on a Shabbos, do we say Pirkei Avos in the cycle on that Shabbos?

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    This question needs some clarification as to its intent. Please see the comments on the answer. – msh210 Jul 23 '12 at 19:22
  • For a straightforward question, this is very ambiguous. – Seth J Jul 23 '12 at 22:08
  • Similar: judaism.stackexchange.com/q/29990. – msh210 Jul 17 '13 at 18:26
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We do not say them that week. Rama OC 553:2

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    Note that Aruch Hashulchan rules that one should learn no less Torah than usual, even if that means he will learn things the Rama bans. Presumably, then, he'd allow pirke Avos if one would otherwise not learn Torah. – msh210 Jul 23 '12 at 19:06
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    @msh210 Absolutely. I thought the OP was asking about the minhag of communal recitation following a set cycle. – Double AA Jul 23 '12 at 19:07
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    (Oh, and MB thinks one can rely on the same source the AHS rules according to (the Taz).) I don't understand "I thought the OP was asking about the minhag of communal recitation following a set cycle": the halachos we've quoted only mention reciting it, but presumably refer to reciting the 'correct' chapter, i.e. following a set cycle. (And if a community says it communally, that'd be even more of a reason to allow it (not b'tzin'a).) – msh210 Jul 23 '12 at 19:11
  • @msh210 Does the Aruch HaShulchan say this about tisha be'av or about the Shabbos before? – b a Jul 23 '12 at 19:11
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    @DoubleAA (Strangely, they don't; Yerushalmi daf yomi does, though.) – b a Jul 23 '12 at 19:17

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