tahoras mishpocha, taharas mishpokhe, taharas mishpocha, taharat mishpacha, taharat hamishpachah
- the body of law surrounding menstruation, lit. "family purity"
- "Most chossonim and kallahs [grooms and brides] learn taharas hamishpachah in the weeks before their wedding."
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Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001).
The Joys of Hebrew, by Lewis Glinert (New York, 1992).
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