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Prohibitions on Yahrzeit


Are marital relations allowed on yahrzeit?


Yes. The only person in mourning forbidden from marital relations is an ovel during the week of aveilusfollowing the funeral.  Regarding the day of the yartziet, the only restrictions are, that the first one the aveilus continues for that day, in subsequent years the ovel should not go to a wedding, and according to some opinions other festive meals.


Y.D. 383-1, Rema 391-3, Pischei Teshuva Y.D. 391-8.


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