HaShoneh Halachos emails include two halachos per day, seven days a week (emails for Shabbos and Yom Tov are sent in advance). Material is based upon the Kitzur Shulchan Aruch, with occasional elucidation from the Mishnah Brurah abd other sources. The text is not a direct translation but a paraphrase into easy-to-read, conversational English.

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1,361. Going Out During Shiva
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214:1 The entire week of shiva, the mourner may not leave his home. He may leave for a funeral if a relative died, or even a non-relative if there aren’t enough people to take care of things. He may go out for this reason even on the first day of shiva. If the ruler sent […]
1,360. When Shiva and Sheva Brachos Coincide
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213:4 Even if the bride or groom’s relative died after they set up the chuppah (the wedding canopy), they are not permitted to have marital relations until after the week of shiva. Since they have not yet had relations and they are not permitted to do so, they are not allowed to be alone together […]
1,359. Remarrying
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213:2 If a man’s wife died, he may not remarry until three festivals have passed. This is so that the joy of the festivals will help him overcome his grief by the time he remarries.  The purpose of this is that he shouldn’t be thinking of the first wife when he is with the second. […]
1,358. Getting Married
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212:5 A mourner may go to a wedding meal to serve as a waiter. He eats the food they give him from the meal at home. 213:1 A mourner may not get married during shloshim; this is equally true for both men and women. It is permitted after shloshim, even when mourning for a parent. […]
1,357. When a Mourner May Participate
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212:3 If the mourner is the sandek (the one who holds the baby) or the mohel at a bris and it is after shloshim, even for a parent, he may wear Shabbos clothes until after the bris and he may eat at the festive meal. 212:4 A mourner may not enter a wedding hall during […]
1,356. Participating in Festive Meals
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212:1 A mourner is not permitted to eat at a festive meal celebrating a bris, a pidyon haben or a siyum (a circumcision, the redemption of a first-born, or the completion of a tractate, respectively), and especially not at a wedding feast, during the entire shloshim for most relatives and all twelve months for a […]
1,355. Changing Seats in Shul
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211:14 A mourner is permitted to comb and brush his hair even during shiva. 211:15 The accepted practice is for the mourner to change his place in shul for the entire thirty days of shloshim, and for the entire twelve months after the death of a parent. His new seat should be at least four […]
1,354. Cutting Hair and Nails
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211:12 A mourner may not cut his hair for the entire thirty days of shloshim – not the hair on his head, not his beard, nor anywhere else. If he is in mourning for a parent, he may not have it cut until his friends criticize him for his shabby appearance. The authorities disagree as […]
1,353. A Woman Who Gave Birth
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211:10 A mourner may not wear his Shabbos clothes during shloshim, not even on Shabbos; he certainly may not wear new clothes. When mourning a parent, the practice is to prohibit new clothes for the entire twelve-month mourning period. However, if the mourner needs them, the clothes should be given to another person to wear […]
1,352. Changing Clothes
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211:8 If a mourner changes clothes not for pleasure but because of some need, such as if the shirt he was wearing got dirty, or because of hygiene, this is permitted even during shiva and on a weekday (i.e., not for Shabbos), so long as someone else wears the garment first. 211:9 The mourner is […]