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I have often wondered why many religious Jews have long hairy beards. Is this, like the kipah, a means of identifying oneself as a Jew or do the beards serve some other purpose?
The Torah Leviticus 19:27. forbids the “destruction” of specific parts of the beard. The Talmud Makkot 20a. interprets “destruction” as shaving with a razor. This prohibition does not apply to females who have facial hair. This prohibition also includes...
There was no one event that caused it to happen, but at the age of 55, after almost ten years to the day of my caring for, and feeding, my beard, I shaved it off...
The Las Vegas Metro Police Department settled for $350,000, and will allow Jewish officer Detective Steve Riback to wear a beard and cover his head.
Negative Commandment 44 You shall not shave your beard with a razor Book RankRankRankRankRankRank
Leviticus 19:27 "Neither shall you mar the corners of your beard" As with the above Negative Mitzvah, Jewish men are cautioned against shaving their beards. This commandment applies to the use of a razor (or a utensil that is like a razor) in order to...
The Beard Practical Parshah—Kedoshim Video RankRankRankRankRankRank
The Beard
A detailed explanation of how the commandment “Do not destroy the corners of your beard” (Lev. 19:27) is understood in various communities.
Kabbalah teaches that hair is recognized for its spiritual power
Trimming facial hair has profound implications in the higher worlds
Gas Mask in the Yom Kippur War
During the Yom Kippur War, Reb Efraim Mol was stationed at Israel’s southern border with Sinai, when intelligence came in about a possible imminent chemical attack by the Egyptians. Ordered to shave his beard in preparation to don a gask mask, Efraim...
Translation 7 Cheshvon 5750 [November 5, 1989] B”H. To Reb Schneur Zalman Jaffe Since I have seen you today with a beautiful countenanceThis is a play on the Hebrew word for Jaffe, יפה=beautiful. ZJ had recently begun growing his beard after his illness...
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