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Can a woman stop going to mikveh if her husband doesn't care about it?

Having relations without first immersing in the mikveh is punished by kareit, which is a grave punishment (it also applies to violating Yom Kippur, Shabbat, idolatry, adultery, incest, etc.) The ...
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Why must challah be tamai when it is burned?

Contrary to popular belief, challah isn't supposed to be burned. It is food for the priests (kohanim) and their families to eat. Eating it is a mitzva with a special blessing (YD 322:5). It's such a ...
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