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This source gives the general guidelines of what is considered chatzitza for mikvah: According to Torah law, a barrier (chatzitzah) invalidates a woman's immersion in the mikveh when it meets two conditions: (1) it covers the majority of her body; (2) she minds its presence – that is, it is a substance that she considers foreign and plans ...


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the shulchan aruch says in 162:10 ״מי שיש לו מכה בידו ודטיה עליה: די לו שיטול שאר היד שלא במקום הרטיה one with a blemish covered by a bandage, it's sufficient enough to wash the rest of the hand not covered by the bandage the magen avrohom there (which I dont have a link to) says, it's referring to a bandage he doesn't care about it being there, ...


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Hakham Ovadya Yosef z"l rules explicitly in Yabia `Omer (Orah Hayyim 2:2) - citing the view of the Rashba - that the concept of a hassissah only applies to the bayith and the upper arm, not to the straps, and especially not on the wrist. The question there is regarding a wristwatch, but it would by extension apply to anything being worn on the wrist. [As ...



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