Nishmat's Women’s Health and HalachaIn memory of Chaya Mirel bat R' Avraham

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Wife out of town

25 February, 2008


I will be out of town on a business trip on mikva night. Should I find a mikva in the city where I am in order to tovel by the time I return home? Or should I wait to be tovel in my home town? (Most likely I will be returning from my business trip after my local mikva would close for the night.)


If you are able to immerse while on your trip, that is preferable to delaying immersion until after your return.  You can find information on locating a mikveh under Mikveh Directories on this site.  Be sure to call ahead to check about hours, price, and what supplies are available.

If, for whatever reason, you are unable to immerse until your return, you could try to contact your local mikveh ahead of time to arrange for a late-night immersion.  Such arrangements are often possible for an extra fee.

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