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Author:  Shmuel Chait
E-mail:  sdsari@netscape.net
Date:  10/5/2004 9:57:00 AM
Subject:  Shaving on Chol Hamoed
Message:  Message:        Reply:        "only if you shaved before Chol Hamoed" Reb Moshe Feinstein

If I remember correctly, Rav Moshe only mattirs it if you normally shave everyday, not just if you happened to have shaved before yom Tov
Reply:        People who shave, normally shave. It is haircuts and trims that would be a problem to do on Chol Hamoed, since the Rabbis wanted them to be done prior to the Holiday.

Some people just shave once or twice a week. Then Reb Moshe would not allow you to shave during Chol Hamaoed
Reply:  I spoke to my father a few minutes ago about this issue and he said look over the Teshuva. It is the same either way. I'll admit that I didn't look it over yet. The Teshuva is in Chelek 1 of Orach Chaim teshuva 163

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