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Positive Commandment 19

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Positive Commandment 19 (Digest)
Grace after Meals

"And you will eat and be sated then you will bless G‑d"Deuteronomy 8:10.

We are commanded to express gratitude to G‑d after every meal.


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
In heaven they sense the preciousness of this lowly world. Not only the ministering angels, but even the earliest divine emanations would forego everything for one Amein, y'hei sh'mei raba... said by a Jew with all his might...
  –Rabbi Schneur Zalman of Liadi (quoted in Hayom Yom for 17 Adar I)
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