Is there any posek who allows shaving during shavua shechal bo (the week in which Tisha B'Av falls, up to Tisha B'Av itself) if, by not shaving, one may lose his job? R' Moshe Feinstein allows shaving up to shavua shechal bo if required by the job, but not during shavua shechal bo. Does anyone allow during that period too?

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  • Will you accept answers which permit shaving during that time even without the job complication? – Double AA Jul 1 '13 at 19:45
  • Do you have a source for this ruling of Rav Moshe? – Loewian Jul 24 '15 at 3:46
  • @Loewian see judaism.stackexchange.com/a/87093/11501 – mbloch Nov 21 '17 at 11:16
  • I have not found such a heter. For further reference, see halachablog.com/2016/07/28/… and ph.yhb.org.il/en/05-08-11 – mbloch Sep 4 '18 at 8:00

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