Friday, July 1, 2016

Chasam Sofer On Father/Mother in Law with Same Name As Son/Daughter In Law

The Chasam Sofer writes in Igros Sofrim (letter #25) that there is no need to be concerned having a son in law with the same name (as father in law) or a daughter in law with the same name as the  mother in law.

The Chasam Sofer says  "if it is not mentioned
in The Sefer Chasidim proper but in the Tzavo'oh 
(#23), one need not be concerned".

In the teshuvos  (E.H.1:116) he gives three
reasons why not to be concerned. He writes
that in Sefer Chasidim it is written "A father,son 
and grandson should not marry women who all 
have the same name". (only 3 and not 2 generations)

It is very interesting, The Ch. Sofer* added a name to a son in law (R. Moishe Tuvia Lehman) and Chana to a 

*בכמה מקומות כותב ע"ע  "כי גברא קפדנא אנא"

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