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Making husband’s bed

24 July, 2008

Question:

I learned that when I'm niddah I'm not allowed to make my husband's bed unless it's just part of housework/tidying. So I do make his bed but I have to admit that I do it as an expression of affection to him as he likes it ready for him with the pillow all plumped up etc. Is this ok?


Answer:

Making your husband's bed (even if done in affectionate manner) is permitted as long it is not done in his presence.


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