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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
The Talmud specifically derives from the Torah that, "A physician is allowed to heal." But nowhere has a doctor been given the right to determine that an ill person is incurable
  –Rabbi Menachem Mendel of Lubavitch (1789-1866)
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