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When should a boy whose hair is cut after his third birthday start wearing Tzitzis?

 

Question:

When should a boy whose hair is cut after his third birthday (his birthday is during sefira) start wearing kippa and tzitzis?

 

Answer:

The Rebbe writes that even when the actual Upshernish takes place after the child’s third birthday, the custom to start educating him in wearing Tzitzis, Birkas Hashachar, Bentching and Krias Shma before bed, start on the day of his third birthday.

 

Source:

לקוטי שיחות חלק ל”ג עמ’ 297.

 

 

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