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While cooking and cleaning in her kitchen, a woman wears clothing which she would not wear in public for reasons of modesty. The stove and sink face a window that faces a public street. Most people walking by on the street, do not stare into the house, but it is possible to do so, and people might stop to gaze. Is the woman required to draw the blinds or shade of the window lest people see her dressed immodestly?

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I assume this question assumes that the tsnius standard of the woman in question precludes T-shirts for women? – Tatpurusha May 28 '14 at 15:54
@Tatpurusha So it would seem. Might as well generalize it. – Double AA May 28 '14 at 16:03
@DoubleAA, why not generalize it further? Does a woman who is not dressed or in a towel or ... have to draw the blinds if she is in her home? I don't know what "dressed for outside" means. – Seth J May 28 '14 at 16:11
As I understand it, the question is asking if someone needs to act as if they have no privacy in their own home because some people are peeping toms? Maybe people simply shouldn't go peering into others' houses. Related question: Is there any way in which invading someone's privacy by staring in their windows permissible according to Halacha? – Shmuel May 28 '14 at 18:59
Related:… \\ I think this question is a dupe of a combination of these related questions. All issues asked here have already been addressed there. – Shmuel May 28 '14 at 19:22

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