[Avodah] Pushing Off the Upsherin

Zev Sero zev at sero.name
Mon Nov 16 11:23:03 PST 2020

On 15/11/20 11:05 am, Prof. L. Levine via Avodah wrote:
> Cutting a child's hair at the age of three was a well-known custom among 
> several nations in ancient times,

Such as?  Can you name any such nations?

 > and thus observing this practice may constitute an imitation of pagan
 > ritual.

The fact that the AriZal and the Baal Shem Tov themselves personally 
practiced it should be enough to dismiss any such concerns.

Zev Sero            Wishing everyone a *healthy* and happy 5781
zev at sero.name       "May this year and its curses end
                      May a new year and its blessings begin"

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