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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 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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