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Shaving during the Sfira

Various RabbisIyyar 17, 5768
Question
If it really bothers me of not shaving and making me look bad in public am I allowed to shave.
Answer
It is forbidden to shave during the Sfira even when it really disturbs you. Shaving for business purposes however is permitted. Rabbi Binyamin Bamberger.
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