Halacha Tag: bedika

Moch Dachuk

After a clean hefsek tahara, before sunset, the woman inserts a second bedikah cloth into the vaginal canal. This is cloth is called a moch dachuk. The cloth remains inside until after nightfall. The cloth is then removed and examined for any red stains. If the cloth is clean, she is assured that her period […]

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Hefsek Tahara – Confirming that the Period has Ended

On the fifth day, before sunset, the woman performs a hefsek tahara. A hefsek tahara is a regular bedikah which shows that the period has stopped completely. Thus, a woman who got her period any time between sunset of Shabbat and sunset of Sunday, would do a hefsek tahara on Thursday afternoon, prior to sunset. […]

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