Question: Can one purchase items for the home during sefira, such as light fixtures or furniture? Can one paint or redecorate? Answer: According to most poskim, it is permitted to… Read more »
Category: Counting the Omer
Question: Does Lag B’omer allow someone in shloshim to shave? ie break the shloshim? Answer: Lag Baomer is the culmination or breaking of the aveilus for the talmidim of R’… Read more »
Question: I just learned that according to the Chazon Ish, as brought in Orchos Rabeinu, vol. 2, p. 94, one who said Today is the first day etc. is NOT… Read more »
Question: Your interesting answer to listening to Classical Music During Sefiras Ha’Omer is at http://dinonline.org/2014/05/07/classical-music-during-sefiras-haomer/. Your answer then goes on to say this: “Please see our article of last year,… Read more »
Can one listen to music on Chol ha-Moed Pesach? Answer: Yes, it is permitted to listed to music, and to play music on Chol ha-Moed (Pesach, and likewise Sukkot). Best wishes.
Question: Can you get a haircut on Chol ha-Moed Pesach? Answer: No, it is not permitted to take a haircut on Chol ha-Moed (Shulchan Aruch 531:1-2). It is only permitted… Read more »