Section: Questions Category: Halacha
|Halacha - cleaning help on tisha bav|
|Submitted by anonymous Answered by Rav Peretz Moncharsh|
Not only may you have a cleaning lady come after chatzos, but many have the minhag to clean the house even themselves. The Ari zal explained the minahg is to demonstrate our deep-seated faith that Moshiach and the geula are on their way.
A pregnant woman need not sit on the floor if it makes her very uncomfortable, but it is preferable to sit on a low chair if possible.