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Three Weeks

3 Weeks / 9 Days – Home Purchase - We’re busy looking to buy a new home this summer. Is there any issue with closing a deal on the Three Weeks or Nine Days? What about moving in during that time? More
A Cappella - I know we don’t listen to music during the Three Weeks and Sefirah, as well as mourners. What about a cappella? Some groups even use their voices to mimic instrumentation, and I can hardly tell I’m not listening to the... More
Purchasing Shoes, Inexpensive Clothes - My shoes are starting to fall apart. Is there any issue with buying them during the Three Weeks? More
Swimming on Fast Days, Dangerous Activities - Is there any prohibition with swimming on a minor fast day, such as the upcoming Shiva Asar b’Tammuz? More
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