Is there an issue of dam chimud for a woman who is mesulekes damim? Can a 50-year-old woman get married without the seven day waiting period?


The halachah of waiting seven days before getting married applies at every age — even fifty and up. Seven ‘clean days’ must be counted, after which the lady immerses, with a berachah.

Sources: See Shulchan Aruch, Yoreh De’ah 192:1; Pischei Teshuva 2; Givas Shaul 65; Darchek Teshuvah 5; Mahari Asad 191; Chayim Sha’al 2:26.

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