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amother




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Post Tue, Jul 26 2022, 12:44 pm
We are sefardi but dont hold by rav ovadia for hair covering so I (proudly) cover with a sheital.
My bucharian friend invited my family to go for shabbos. They only wear mitpachot.

Should I be respectful and wear a mitpachat/tichel by them for shabbos?
I know the husband is very against sheitals. Ive heard a few of his comments.

Weve never been for shabbos before; but ive been to my friends house and worn a sheital...
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MiracleMama




 
 
 
 

Post Tue, Jul 26 2022, 12:48 pm
It's nice you want to be respectful, but I wouldn't think they expect you to adopt their preferred style of hair covering at their house any more than you'd expect them to adopt yours if they came to your house.
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dovebird




 
 
 
 

Post Tue, Jul 26 2022, 12:49 pm
As someone who only wears tickels, I 100% would not care if you come in a sheital... to each their own.
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rachelli66




 
 
 
 

Post Tue, Jul 26 2022, 12:52 pm
You shouldn't need to change what you wear, but if you know he is extremely against it, why not wear a Mitpachat/or nice hat? Enjoy the time with them instead of having a twisted conversation about haircoverings.
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Frumwithallergies




 
 
 
 

Post Tue, Jul 26 2022, 12:59 pm
You do you!

(If I thought that the entire shabbos conversation would center around what I was wearing, I might consider not going jus to avoid the conversation. Do you really expect him to voice a strong opinion about how you cover your hair?)
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amother




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Post Tue, Jul 26 2022, 1:00 pm
They invited you for shabbos. They know you wear a wig. I wouldn't expect my guests to adhere to my standards.
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hodeez




 
 
 
 

Post Tue, Jul 26 2022, 1:02 pm
I am a bukharian who only wears tichels and neither my husband nor I would bat an eye at a guest wearing a wig
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