Marital relations with Sefer Torah in room

 

 

May one have marital relations with a Sefer Torah in the room?[1]

It is forbidden to have marital relations if a Sefer Torah is in the room. If one is able to remove the Sefer Torah from the room and place it in a second room, then he must do so.[2] If another room is not available then one is to make a Mechitza in front of the Sefer Torah in order to permit marital relations.


[1] Michaber 240/6; Brachos 25b-26a

[2] M”A 240/16

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