Which parts of doing laundry is a woman allowed/not allowed to do on Rosh Chodesh?


  • Spraying stain remover onto clothes – Permitted.
  • Putting clothes in laundry machine – Permitted.
  • Turning on the laundry machine – Should be done by someone else (a man, child, or – lehavdil – a non-Jew).
  • Putting in/turning on the dryer – Both permitted. (Hanging wet clothing is not.)
  • Folding/sorting clean laundry – Permitted.


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Halacha2go.com #213: Melachah on Rosh Chodesh