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Day 101: Negative Commandment 101

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Negative Commandment 101 (Digest)
Slaughtering an Animal and its Offspring on the Same Day

"You shall not slaughter it and its child on the same day"Leviticus 22:28.

It is forbidden to slaughter an animal and its offspring on the same day—even if offered as a sacrifice to G‑d.

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
"And to the Jews was light, happiness, joy and prestige" (Esther 8:16). "Light" is Torah, "happiness" are the festivals, "joy" is circumcision and "prestige" is tefillin
  –Talmud, Megillah 16b
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