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Laundry Pick Up on Yom Tov

I am asking on behalf of a female ballat tshuvah who resides in a nursing home.

Is she allowed to leave her laundry in her room and allow a private company to pick it up on yom tov? They only pick up on the last Tuesday of the month which falls out on the second day of Sukkot.


The pick up itself may not be a problem as she does not care if they pick it up before or after yom tov. The issue is however that doing laundry on CHol Hamoed is prohibited even by a non Jewish cleaner service. It would only be permissible if the cleaning is meant to be done and returned after yom tov is over.

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