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I am impressed by the gravity of your inquiry and your care in the matter in that you are seeking real answers to a complicated question. May Hashem help the two of you and anyone else in need of this post. First let's address some issues your question raised in this case, and then let's address the Halachic ramifications. The OP states that your wife is ...


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perhaps better had you not asked but here it is "But anyone who sins presumptuously, whether native-born or foreigner, blasphemes the LORD and will be cut off from the people of Israel" Numbers 15:30 you can expect incurring divine wrath on yourself possibly in this world and certainly in the hereafter


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In my opinion, you have identified the problem when you said: She feels that these laws were developed by men, long ago, and that it's a huge burden. and: So we both feel that it is kind of hypocritical [...]. Ultimately you and your wife would have to answer these two questions to your own satisfaction, including whatever moral standard you ...


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Halachically, you transgress a biblical commandment if you knowingly have relations with a niddah, and the punishment is karet. See this answer, which cites Rambam Laws of Prohibitions on Relations 4:3. According to Rambam Issurei Biah 1:1 (h/t DoubleAA), punishments for forbidden relations apply to both except in a special case not applicable here. By ...


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For Keri a pool can be good enough since it satisfies the Takkanas Ezra, as mentioned above. For Hosafas Kedusha you would need a real Mikva. It is possible to make a pool Kosher. If you allow at least 20 Sa'ah of rainwater to collect before adding the rest, and if the faucet is higher up -- causing the water to flow along the bottom before reaching the ...


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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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