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Niddah and Keri

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Rabbi Gideon Weitzman

3 Sivan 5766
Question
Why are we so strict regarding Tumat Niddah but not so with regard to Tumat Keri for a man?
Answer
Shalom U'verchah, The whole issue of niddah is a Torah prohibition, whereas the requirement to go to the mikvah for keri is a rabbinic requirement established by Ezra. This was not accepted by Am Yisrael and thus has not been upheld. Kol Tuv
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