12 September, 2022
I’m interested in getting a “permanent bracelet”. It’s essentially a thin bracelet without a clasp that cannot be removed. It’s relatively loose-fitting. Would it be possible to get one, or would it always be a chatzitzah?
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A loose bracelet in place for beautification is not considered a chatzitzah, since it does not interfere with water reaching the skin underneath. Even so, common custom is to remove all foreign articles from the body prior to immersion. Therefore, you should get such a bracelet only if it is very important to you.
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