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I carry a mincha/maariv bentcher in my pocket, and I keep it wrapped in a paper covering in case I walk into the bathroom. (I know that some hold that bathrooms today don't need a double covering, but I prefer to keep a double covering)

My question is - does the covering need to be opaque, or can I use for example a clear polyethylene sandwich bag?

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related judaism.stackexchange.com/q/5898/759 – Double AA Nov 5 '12 at 23:48
Victor Grazi, welcome to Mi Yodeya and thank you for contributing this interesting question! Remember that anything you read here should be treated like information from a group of friends and is not a substitute for qualified rabbinic advice in actual circumstances. That said, I look forward to seeing you around. – Double AA Nov 5 '12 at 23:53
Thanks, of course I will keep that in mind. It would be great if responders could quote a source for easy checking – Victor Grazi Nov 5 '12 at 23:56
up vote 5 down vote accepted

The Mishnah Brurah (40:7) says that it's okay for one of the two coverings to be clear, but not both of them.

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