I was wondering if any of the Poskim deal with whether one can shave his beard in honor of Shabbos during Sefirah. Do they?

As always, please cite your sources.

  • Can you indicate why you might think one couldn't? Can you indicate why you think one could?
    – Double AA
    Apr 27, 2014 at 2:56
  • @DoubleAA I have no reason to think either way. That's way I posted the question....
    – Bochur613
    Apr 27, 2014 at 2:59
  • That's a terrible reason to post a question.
    – Double AA
    Apr 27, 2014 at 2:59
  • From the Stam Shulchan Aruch it seems assur,but there are those who have a heter.
    – sam
    Apr 27, 2014 at 3:28
  • See here and here for discussion of this question.
    – Fred
    Apr 27, 2014 at 4:34

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Yes, on the 31st or 33rd or 45th or 47th or 48th of the omer, according to various opinions cited in Nit'e Gavriel, Pesach volume 3, chapter 49, paragraphs 22–29.

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