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Mitzvah; Mitzvot

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Mitzvah; Mitzvot: (lit. “commandment”); one of the Torah’s 613 Divine commandments; a good deed or religious precept; according to Chassidut, the word mitzvah stems from the root tzavta, attachment, the mitzvah creating a bond between G-d who commands and man who performs.

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Grabbing the Opportunity
Rabbi Shmuel of Lubavitch, the Rebbe Maharash, would travel extensively throughout Europe and the Russian Empire to advocate for his fellow Jews in Russian lands.
Charity for All
You should encourage everyone you encounter at the hospital to give charity. There is an opinion in the Talmud that the non-Jews are also obligated in this commandment.
Each letter of her name stood for one of the three special mitzvahs gifted and entrusted to women.
Mitzvahs & Traditions Jewish traditions and mitzvah observances RankRankRankRankRankRank
Shabbat, kosher, mezuzah, tefillin, mikvah . . . The essence of Judaism is in its rituals and observances. A selection of websites offering information and guidance on some of the most basic mitzvot.
Ten Portals to Higher Living The Rebbe's 10-point mitzvah campaign RankRankRankRankRankRank
Where do I begin? Pick a mitzvah, any mitzvah... Here are ten suggested mitzvahs - ten ways to infuse higher meaning into your life and connect to your source and your people. (Click here for Flash Intro)
Mitzvah Minutes Just Do It! RankRankRankRankRankRank
Bottom line: how is the mitzvah done? This section gives you the basics of Jewish observances, short and to the point -- each mitzvah in about 300 words.
What Is a Mitzvah? The State of Being Connected RankRankRankRankRankRank
The only way a Creator can connect with a creature is by a simple request.
Question: My granddaughter is becoming bat mitzvah, and my 92-year-old mom is saying she will not be able to go because she cannot drive on Shabbat. But is it allowable—for this special occasion—for her to violate Shabbat just this once? The way I see it,...
Honor Due to Parents “Kibbud Av Va-em” Book RankRankRankRankRankRank
A brief treatise on the significance of the mitzvah of honoring one’s parents.
Is it hypocritical to resolve to do a particular mitzvah when the person remains an altogether “unspiritual individual”? Would it be proper for me to commit to pray every day if I am not yet prepared to give up non-kosher foods?
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