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Besides the permitted reasons for male kohen, is a bat kohen allowed to go to cemetery for other reason?

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The Shulchan Aruch rules (YD 373:2) that the prohibition of contracting impurity from a corpse does not apply to female descendants of Kohanim. His source is the Mishna in Kiddushin 1:7 which lists 3 biblical prohibitions which do not apply to females: this one, destroying the 5 corners of one's beard, and rounding off the corners of one's hair ("peyos").

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related – Double AA Nov 25 '12 at 17:00

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