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# It is permissible to get married during Elul<ref>Chacham Yitzchak Yosef (Yalkut Yosef Sova Semachot 1:2:1) and Chacham Ovadia Yosef (Shu”t Yechave Daat 1:48) write that there is no reason to prohibit this. Sdei Chemed Maarechet Chatan Vikallah Siman 23 writes that he got married during Elul and many of the gedolim were present.
</ref> or during the Aseret Yimei Teshuva.<ref>Although Mateh Ephraim 602:5 and Kitzur Shulchan Aruch 130:4 write that since they are days of judgment one should avoid getting married then. , Rav Dovid Tzvi Hoffman (Melamed Lehoil EH Siman 1) argues that the merit of getting married could help gain a favorable judgment. He writes that common practice was to allow weddings during this time, and that he himself got married on the 6th of Tishrei. Shu”t Yechave Daat 1:48 agrees. see also [http://www.yutorah.org/lectures/lecture.cfm/754143/Rabbi_Aryeh_Lebowitz/Ten_Minute_Halacha_-_Scheduling_a_Wedding_Date Ten Minute Halacha Scheduling a Wedding Date] toward the end by Rabbi Aryeh Lebowitz where he agrees <br>Interestingly, Yalkut Yosef (Sova Semachot 1:2:1) does add that, if possible, you should try to get married during Bein Hazmanim so as not to disrupt the learning.</ref>

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