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Sukkah: 2 dofen akumas


Is it ok if two of the walls for my sukkah are dofen akumas?
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Yes it is permitted, in fact you can even have four “dofen akuma” if each one is less than 4 amos away from the wall.

Chag Sameach


See Succah 4a, Shulchan Aruch OC:H 633-7.

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  1. A dofen akuma can be up to 4 amos away from a wall?

    I though it had to be within 3 tefachim…

    1. dofen akumais that the roof can be considered a part of the wall and it is as if the wall turned and isn’t straight. The roof part can be up to 4 amos. \

      1. Thank you.
        Just for clarification:
        So if there is a roof but it isn’t kosher sechach you can use Dofen Akuma for up to 4 amos but without any roof you can only have 3 tefachim for that wall?

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