Similar Tznius In Regards to Covering Elbows

Is it true that the elbow is the border of what needs to be covered on the arms for tznius

if yes what is the source of it (I understand it has something to do with women knitting in the marketplace but I do not understand the elbow border)

  • Why is this not a duplicate of the question you linked to? Commented Aug 23, 2015 at 7:23
  • @DannySchoemann the other asked specifically for lenient sources (that the elbow need not be covered) whereas this is seeking specific sources (that the elbow need be covered but that nothing further need be). Both could (and perhaps should) be better asked as "how much of the arm needs to be covered" and both could be closed as duplicates of such a question. But I don't see that they're duplicates of one another.
    – msh210
    Commented Aug 23, 2015 at 10:24
  • related: judaism.stackexchange.com/questions/55155/…
    – Bach
    Commented Sep 28, 2017 at 1:00
  • I believe the Mishna Berura (somewhere in OC 75) endorses the elbow border.
    – Bach
    Commented Sep 28, 2017 at 1:01
  • @Bach sefaria.org/Ketubot.65a.9 might be used as a source permiting and prohibiting
    – hazoriz
    Commented Sep 28, 2017 at 1:20


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