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White underwear after mikveh preparations

14 July, 2013

Question:

Does one need to wear white underwear until shkiah of the 7th day? For example, I am preparing for mikvah on Friday afternoon and am done with the preparations about an hour before candle lighting. Do I need to still put on white underwear and then later change to black?

Thanking you in advance.


Answer:

It is preferable to wear white underwear throughout the seventh clean day up until immersion.

If immersion is delayed, a woman may switch to colored undergarments after nightfall of the seventh day.


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