What does ZAV stand for?
What does ZAV mean? This page is about the various possible meanings of the acronym, abbreviation, shorthand or slang term: ZAV.
What does ZAV mean?
- In Torah terminology, the Hebrew word zav (lit. "flow") is a state of ritual impurity arising from abnormal seminal discharge from the male sexual organ. Purification requirements for the zav include counting seven days without seminal discharge, immersion in a spring, and bringing certain korbanot (sacrifices). In the realm of tumah and taharah law, the zav has the ability to create a midras and is required to abstain from entering specific areas of the Temple Mount.