Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Mitzvah #241 - Ripping out your hair

One may not rip out hair from one's head while grieving over a deceased person.

Applies to everybody, everywhere, always.

Verse: "Do not make a bald spot... because of a death." (Devarim 14:1)

Source: The Chafetz-Chaim's Sefer haMitzvot haKatzar; Prohibition 164

- Danny
Wednesday, 28 Tishrei 5771

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