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Can I buy a Sheital in the year of aveilus?


Can I buy a Sheital in the year of aveilus my present weekday one is in a not good state
The sheital was bought on offer of a sale?


Buying a new shaitel during aveilus is problematic, since it is a prominent article of clothing. However if it isn’t new, then it would be permitted. If someone will wear the shaitel for 2-3 days, then it wouldn’t be considered new anymore and you can then wear it.



Rema Y:D 389-3, Maharam M’Rottenberg, Be’er Hagolah end of siman 389, Chochmas Odom 165-22, Daas Sofrim 389-36.

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