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Negative Commandment 320

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Negative Commandment 320 (Digest)
Working on Shabbat

"You shall not do any manner of work"Exodus 20:10.

We are forbidden from performing work on Shabbat.


Translation of (the unabridged text of) Sefer Hamitzvot by Rabbi Berel Bell, member of the Rabbinical Court of Montreal and director of Teacher Training for the Jewish Learning Institute.

From "Sefer Hamitzvot in English," published by Sichos in English.
Daily Quote
Said Rabbi Banaah: There were 24 interpreters of dreams in Jerusalem. Once I had a dream and went around to all of them and they all gave different interpretations, and all were fulfilled, confirming that which is said, "All dreams follow the mouth."
  –Talmud, Berachot 55b
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