Take the 2-minute tour ×
Mi Yodeya is a question and answer site for those who base their lives on Jewish law and tradition and anyone interested in learning more. It's 100% free, no registration required.

Which communities do not allow women to smoke? Satmar?

If yes, is it an official or implicit rule ?

share|improve this question
I think that is a social thing (that smoking is more frowned upon with women) not a religious one. And it isn't just in Jewish circles. –  Yishai Jan 1 '14 at 18:32
Thanks. I know that women smokes in some communities. I guess it is more frowned upon in haredi communities, isnt it ? –  jole Jan 1 '14 at 18:34
It probably is. It is frowned upon for men as well, but much less so. –  Yishai Jan 1 '14 at 19:18
I think Yishai is right,its generally frowned on. someone argued that smokers have a bigger burden on shabbos. –  Banjamin Jan 1 '14 at 20:13
question assumes anyone is permitted to smoke. judaism.stackexchange.com/questions/10513/… –  eramm Jan 1 '14 at 21:26

Your Answer


By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.