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Can I Change My Seat in Shul While in Mourning?

Avi Killip, Ethan Tucker

Many people in aveilut (mourning) observe a practice of changing their usual seat in shul. But mourners are also supposed to avoid public demonstrations of mourning on Shabbat. If you are in mourning, and going to shul on Shabbat, should you change your seat?

Can I Change My Seat in Shul While in Mourning?
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