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Daily Mitzvah

Positive Commandment 13

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Positive Commandment 13 (Digest)
The Arm Tefillin

"And you shall bind them for a sign upon your arm"Deuteronomy 6:8.

Men are obligated to wrap tefillin on their arms.

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
Why [are mourners fed] lentils? Just as the lentil has no mouth, so is the mourner speechless...Just as the lentil is round, so mourning comes round to all the inhabitants of this world
  –Talmud, Bava Batra 16b
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