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Daily Mitzvah

Positive Commandment 246

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Positive Commandment 246 (Digest)
Laws of Claims

"In every case of trespass...in which one can say: 'This is it'"Exodus 22:8.

We are commanded to adjudicate monetary cases between litigants [according to the laws outlined in the Torah].

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.
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