Single bed with divider
11 May, 2005
Is there an accepted opinion which says that instead of separating beds during the niddah period, one big bed is allowed with a mechitzah or wall or a divider?
No, there is no generally accepted halachic opinion allowing for a single bed with divider. It would need to be a non movable and non removable semi-permanent divider. However, sometimes there are creative solutions available to couples who do not wish to purchase twin beds. One spouse can use a trundle or couch in the room when the wife is in niddah.
Pease write back with further details so that we can help you find an acceptable solution.
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