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My rosh yeshiva told me that the only minhagim that are binding upon one's children automatically are those adopted by the community. Any minhag that the father accepts upon himself personally does not carry over to his children. According to this, you would not have to keep either the old or the new minhag in this case. The context where I was told this ...


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BTW- I had also heard that the reason it is listed on the right side of the Luchos as noted above is because acknowledging that one came from somewhere, i.e. parents , is an acknowledgement of Hashem's creation of the Universe and that's why its listed on the group of Commandments between Man and Hashem. (Also because Hashem in the third partner in creation ...


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Similar to the last answer but a little more. The parah adumah is called "Zos Chukas Hatorah" not "Chukas Haparah" to show that like all Mitzvohs in the Torah - they are not done out of rational sense but because Hashem commanded it. The story of Dama illustrates this. He kept the most sensible and rational Mitzvah of Kibud Av and was ...


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