Marital relations on Yom Kippur

Marital relations:[1]

Marital relations is forbidden on Yom Kippur.

Harchakos:  All the laws of Harchakos that apply when ones wife is in the state of Niddah apply equally throughout the entire[2] duration of Yom Kippur even if ones wife is pure. This is a safeguard to avoid marital relations.

Speaking with wife: One should refrain from excessive speech with one’s wife on Yom Kippur.[3]

A woman whose Mikveh night falls on the night of Yom Kippur: A woman whose Mikveh night falls on Yom Kippur, it is forbidden for her to immerse on Yom Kippur, and rather she must postpone it until the next night. See Chapter 3 Halacha 11B for the full details of this matter.


[1] 615/1

[2] By Tishe Beav we rule that by day one may be lenient. Seemingly this is because by T.B.  its only a Rabbinical prohibition and by day there is less of a suspicion that they will have relations.

[3] Does this apply even by a Niddah period. And if so, then why did Admur specifically mention it. And if not,  then why is Yom Kippur more stringent?

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