Zavah

Some articles on zavah:

Reasons For Immersion in A Mikveh - Historic Reasons
... Ezra (“the immersion of Ezra”) after Zav/Zavah — abnormal discharges of body fluids after Tzaraath — certain skin condition(s) ... came into contact with someone suffering from Zav/Zavah, or into contact with someone still in Niddah (normal menstruation), or who comes into contact with articles that have been used or sat ... Classical rabbinical writers conflated the rules for zavah and niddah ...
Ritual Washing In Judaism - Rabbinical Judaism - Full-body Immersion - Zav/Zavah
... experiencing uterine blood not part of normal menstruation was classified as a zavah in the days of the Temple in Jerusalem and remained in a state of ritual impurity ... Today, the law of zavah remains in effect in Orthodox Judaism, in two respects ... became unable to determine whether or not their discharges were regular (niddah) or irregular (zavah) ...
Practical Laws - Duration of Menstruation and Niddah Status
... Any blood found after these seven days is considered abnormal (zavah) blood and is subject to more stringent requirements, depending on the duration of said abnormal blood flow ... and hence whether blood was normal menstrual (niddah) or abnormal (zavah) blood, it became the accepted practice and practical halacha, that all women treat any emission as a ... Since according to the rules of zavah, the seven days must be counted from the point that the abnormal discharge ceases, it has historically been considered important in Judaism to determine when this ...
Tumah And Taharah - Types of tumah
... with certain bodily fluids—niddah, zav/zavah - This view is held by Orthodox Judaism and remains a traditional view within Conservative Judaism ... and Standards have endorsed multiple views about the concept of zavah, as well as the tumah status of a niddah ... convey tumah today), found the concept of zavah no longer applicable, and permitted spouses to touch each other in a manner similar to siblings during the niddah period (while retaining a prohibition on sexual conduct) ...