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Halacha - washing dishes on Tisha B'Av
Submitted by Asher  Answered by Rav Peretz Moncharsh
Answer: Work may not be done until afternoon on Tisha B'Av, but there is a machlokes whether washing dishes in considered "work". Therefore, if the dishes smell or may attract bugs they may be washed even Motzai Shabbos, but otherwise it is preferable to wait until the afternoon.
posted:2008-08-06 10:16:37