4 February, 2005
I have a question about beds.
We have two twin beds but the boxsprings are covered by one large bedskirt. During niddah we move the matresses apart. Is that an apropriate arrangement?
When the wife is niddah, the mattresses have to be separated in such a way that the sheets won't touch each other. It is acceptable for the box springs to be connected, just as it would be for two mattresses to be side to side on the floor. But if the attached box springs cause you to feel movement from your spouse while sitting on the other mattress, this arrangement would not be permitted.
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