Growing numbers of observant women have been abbreviating niddah in
recent years. Sisters and sisters-in-law, female friends and acquaintances –
all are spreading the news by word of mouth…. The trend of forgoing
the seven “clean days” is reflected also in confessions by women on Face-
book and has spread from the bastion of the liberal followers of Ortho-
doxy in Jerusalem to the religious periphery, and even has fans in the
more conservative settlements. Has the great niddah revolt begun?