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Learning Shuvuos night

See this article Tikkun Leil Shavuot by Lesli Koppelman Ross. Referring to certain of the comments above: note that the author includes the phrase "All in all, Tikkun Leil Shavuot is a relatively ...
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Live Vs. Recorded Music during the Omer

An interesting argument appears in Rav Yaakov Breisch’s responsum on this issue (Teshuvot Chelkat Yaakov 1:62). He suggests that even according to the Magen Avraham and Bach, this prohibition applies ...
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Haircuts on 5 Iyar?

It’s really simple - there is no mourning as the day is recognized as being Kodesh to the extent that Yidden got back Eretz Israel… and thus you go into it like a Chag clean shaven if you regularly ...
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May Jews remove nose hair or eyelashes during Sefirat Ha’Omer

Refer to this respons at Dinonline.org: Essentially the minhag not to cut hair applies to all hair of the body and not only to facial hair. However it is permitted for a woman to tweeze unsightly ...
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Saying Shehechiyanu on new glasses

Saying שהחיינו On the Dirshu site there's an answer by רבי מרדכי הלוי שוורצבורד who decides that since spectacles are worn to correct a medical "issue", one does not say שהחיינו. המשקפיים ...
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