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I think sunrise will be pushed to latest around 820 which you can only say Amida at 820 but can start Davening much earlier. After amida you need another 2.0-30 minutes to finish Davening so you won’t be done until aroaround 845-850 which will be problematic for those who have to go to work. Also learning will have to change to before Davening to accommodate for this.
Update on Zohar
I spoke to my Rav in Yerushalaim who explained that Sefardic Rabbis have explained this zohar to refer to cutting Ervah hair and not the hair of the head which is consistent with the Arizal that women should not cut the hair on their head.
I looked up the Zohar Daf 79A, it does not say your claim that she should shave her head bald. It says she should cut the hair that grew during the time she was Nida. This does not mean to shave the head at all. Also it doesn’t say specifically which hair on the body needs to be cut. Simply it could mean other hair on the body but excluding the head. Also it could mean all the hair the entire body which no one does- at least who shave their head if they truly followed this zohar they would shave the entire body from head to toe.
Bottom line, there is no source in the zohar for a women to shave a head.
I like your response. Brief, to the point and you give clear sources. Thank you
The Oilam was interested in learning the root of this minhag. I don’t feel anyone brought any real documented sources. Vaad Arba Aratzos from 500 or so years ago is not a source. Is there a sefer/posek, page you can provide.
I know for certain it’s not according to the Ari and if you follow the Ari’s teaching it’s not according to the Zohar either.
Women of old- Kimchit, Og ben Peleg wife, Sota parasha in the Torah all had hair. Woman can retain their hair they simply have to cover it which they have been doing over 3000 years without the need to shave it off.
Actually most of the above is false. The arizal explains according to the zohar that women are the source of Dinim- judgment. Hair on a women’s head is also dinim and it’s most appropriate according to the arizal for women to keep their hair which is dinim as Yafeh Dinim Shemitarin Minah. According to this explanation it would be best for women to not only NOT shave their head but they should never even cut their hair. The opposite is true for men- they are Rachamim and they must cut the hair in the head because the hair is Dinim.
Another spect is that as a child growing up with neighbors who was Chasidish, they would explain that shaving the head was an age old custom. However when a young kala was about to her married and her hair was shaved, both sides of the family would get together and encourage her to do so bit many times the kala would break down in tears. Often they would go into a depression ans require psychiatric help. A women is allowed to retain her hair and look appealing to her husband.
For all the reasons above I am of the opinion that this custom should not be followed and there is no source for it in the zohar whatsoever.
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Hi, My daughter is going to seminary in September 2017 and my wife is American but I was born in Israel. We really prefer for my daughter to not have to get an Israeli passport but the Seminary gave us a Form to fill out for the Student Visa and it requests the name of both parents so the Israeli Consulate can determine if any of the parents are Israeli. Based on the recommendations in the comments above from people who were able to avoid getting the Israeli Passport, I am still not clear on exactly what I should write on the form as who the father is? Make up a name? or give a cousin’s name who is American with the same last name as myself?