Why aren't we Mahmir (stringent) with just Mikvah when ruling leniently on a technicality in Niddah cases?
I know from experience and some introductory study of the laws of Niddah that rabbis typically try to find leniencies wherever possible in issues of family purity. In many instances, a Posek will rely ...
Are there any Ask-a-Rabbi websites that are geared specifically towards questions regarding Taharas Hamishpachah (i.e. marriage, sexuality, and men's health), parallel to yoatzot.org, from which I ...
Could having to add the extra 4-5 days to change the status of nidah to zaav and not allowing the original 7 day nida be like adding to a mitzva? [duplicate]
As I understand, the additional 4-5 days which are added as a humra in case the lady is a zaav is a barrier for protecting from miscalculating and being over nida. My question is whether this ...
What is the punishment spelled out explicitly in the Torah for having relations with a post-menstrual woman who has not gone to the Mikvah?
The accepted halacha is that one who has relations with a woman who is a niddah is punished with kares. But if a woman is no longer menstruating (let's assume several days after it stops), but has ...
There is a tradition in Orthodox (not Conservative) to keep niddah like a zava- meaning 4-5 bleeding days and then 7 additional clean days. In the Torah, niddda is 7 days and then mikveh. This was the ...
Who should be asking a niddah shaala the woman or her husband, or is there no difference or does it perhaps depend on what the shaala is. Rabbis prefer woman for a variety of reasons. The man often ...
Does anyone know why the Zavah (a woman who experiences certain menstrual bleeding outside her regular cycle) brings a sin offering on the eighth day after the bleeding ceases? (Leviticus 15:29).