Moshe Ben-Chaim
Shaving with a blade is prohibited on the parts of the body which idolaters used to cut themselves as mourning signs. Judaism at its foundation opposes idolatry in any fashion , thereby maintaining its position in monotheism, and the Creator. We abstain from doing acts which produce the result of cuts on the face similar to the idolaters. This only applies to the sideburn areas, the jaw bone area, and the chin area, as this is where the idolaters would cut themselves. Under the jaw line and the entire neck are permissible, as is the rest of the body.

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