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Jewish Magazine » 5777 (2016-2017)

Matot-Massei

Does Judaism See Solar Eclipses As Bad Omens?

Some claim that eclipses are a bad omen of things to come. What is the Jewish perspective on eclipses?
Why Don’t Chassidic Men Shave Their Beards?

Maimonides teaches that the reason the Torah forbade the destruction of the beard is because shaving was a practice of ancient idol-worshippers.

 

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