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Sitting on couch while niddah

Question:

Is a couple allowed to sit on the same couch while she is a niddah. The couch has separate sitting and leaning cushions

Answer:

If the couch has separate cushions and they cannot feel the other ones movements, then it is permitted. Sometimes however if there is a mattress of springs underneath the cushions, then when one moves the other will feel their movements.

Sources:

Shiurei Shevet Halevi 195-5 (11) D:H B’safa.

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