Question:

During this period are you allowed  1. to buy mezuzahs 2. or small household items 3. book a flight to Israel 4. have urgent repairs or deliveries for the home?

Answer:

  1. It is permitted to buy mezuzahs during the nine days, the same way it is permitted to buy tefillin.
  2. Small household items may be purchased during the nine days, since they are not.
  3. It is permitted.
  4. Please be more specific as to what you are referring to, but in general if something needs to urgently be repaired it is permitted.

 

 

Sources:

  1. Igros Moshe O:CH 3-80, Halichos V’hanhagos (R’ Eliyashiv zt”l) pg.5.
  2. Halichos V’hanhagos (R’ Eliyashiv zt”l) pg.5, The three weeks pg.69.
  3. Poskim

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