Some brides/grooms have a custom to put ash on the forehead at their wedding as a remembrance for the destruction of the temple. Is there any halachic discussion about avoiding this practice if the wedding date coincides with Ash Wednesday?

  • Moreover, there is a custom to get married on Wednesday specifically. he.wikisource.org/wiki/… – Double AA Oct 28 '13 at 16:07
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    This calls to mind another question -- do we change our practice if, afterwards, the non-Jewish world institutes a similar practice? My superficial research indicates that the Catholic practice of ashes dates to the 10th century while ashes on a chatan is from bava batra 60b – rosends Oct 29 '13 at 0:26
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    If the Seder night is on Easter Sunday should one not eat eggs? – Gershon Gold Oct 30 '13 at 18:08

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