Friend’s wedding Thursday night
22 June, 2020
My tevilah night falls out this Thursday evening. However, I have a friend’s wedding the same night, and I don’t think it will be possible to go to the mikveh before or after without missing a significant portion of the wedding. Is it permitted to delay mikveh until Friday evening (even though it will be Shabbos)?
Many thanks for your help and for offering this service!
One may not purposely delay tevilah to Friday night. However, if due to extenuating circumstances that is your first opportunity to immerse, you may immerse on Friday night. Therefore, if you cannot arrange the logistics of immersing on Thursday night, and you and your husband both agree to delay mikveh, you may immerse on Friday night.
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