Laundry before Jewish Festivals

You should not do laundry on chol ha'moed.
Reason Due to a takana so people would do their laundry before each holiday and not wait until chol ha'moed.
Note If you had already done the laundry before the Jewish festival began and now no clean clothes remain:
  • You may do laundry for babies and small children (3 years old or less) on chol ha'moed.
  • You may not do laundry for adults.

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