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Bath on 3-day Yom Tov

22 July, 2021

Question:

Hello, my Mikveh night is Sunday, the night of the second seder, which is after Shabbat and 1st day of Passover.
Can I take my bath during Yom Tov? Our hot water system is OK to use on Yom Tov.


Answer:

You should do your preparations thoroughly on erev Shabbat. You may do some additional preparations on Sunday night after nightfall prior to your immersion. You should not take a bath on Yom Tov, but you may shower in warm water if you follow the position that it is permissible on Yom Tov. Please see our article on Chafifah on Yom Tov for more details and guidelines.

Chag Sameach!


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