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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.

posted:2009-07-27 00:27:56