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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.
The State of Being Connected
The only way a Creator can connect with a creature is by a simple request.
Just Do It!
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.
Jewish traditions and mitzvah observances
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.
The Rebbe's 10-point mitzvah campaign
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)
The Nature of a Mitzvah in the Post-Messianic Era
Will We Be Doing Mitzvahs Forever?
One source in the Talmud posits that at some point in the Messianic era the commandments will become nullified and obsolete. Yet other sources indicate that the commandments are eternal? This class will resolve the apparent contradiction and present an ov...
My friend is having issues with his digestive system. I have always nudged him to grow in his spiritual life. Now he is asking me if this could be connected to his not fulfilling G‑d’s commandments to their fullest. What can I tell him?
How do mitzvahs bring Moshiach?
The Mechanics of Redemption
How the cumulative effect of our positive actions results in the perfect world of Moshiach.
Forty-Five Years Later
The kind deed he had done was able to reach him forty-five years later, and breathe a renewed enthusiasm in him to enjoy his activities of daily living . . .
Does 613, the number of commandments G‑d gave the Jews, have any symbolic meaning?
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,...
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