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Daily Mitzvah (Rambam)

Day 245: Positive Commandment 241

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Positive Commandment 241 (Digest)
Damage Caused by Fire

"If a fire breaks out and spreads through thorns..."Exodus 22:5.

We are commanded regarding the laws [of liability] that apply if a person sets a fire [that damages another's property].

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
When G-d split the Red Sea, all the water in the world divided, even the waters in cisterns and ditches, in jars, cups, casks and bowls.
  –Midrash Mechilta
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