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Daily Mitzvah

Negative Commandment 352, 347, 346

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Negative Commandment 352 (Digest)
Uncle-Nephew Incest

"You shall not uncover the nakedness of your father's brother"Leviticus 18:14.

It is forbidden for a man to engage in homosexual relations with his father's brother. One who does so transgresses two prohibitions: the general prohibition against homosexuality as well as this specific prohibition.

Negative Commandment 347 (Digest)
Adultery

"You shall not commit adultery"Exodus 20:13.

It is forbidden to engage in adultery with a married woman.

Negative Commandment 346 (Digest)
Relations with a Menstruating Woman

"And to a woman during the uncleanness of her separation you shall not come near"Leviticus 18:19.

It is forbidden to have sexual relations with a menstruating woman during the seven-day period of her ritual impurity—and afterwards until she immerses in a mikvah (ritual pool).


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
What is this world comparable to? To the water wheel in the garden: the clay bowls on the bottom rise filled, and the upper ones descend empty. In the same way, not everyone who is rich today is rich tomorrow, nor is one who is poor today poor tomorrow. Why? Because the world is a wheel.
  –Midrash Rabbah, Shemot 31
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