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Daily Mitzvah

Day 171: Negative Commandment 131

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Negative Commandment 131 (Digest)
Consuming Leftover Sacrificial Meat

"But a stranger shall not eat of them, because they are holy"—Exodus 29:33.

It is forbidden to eat sacrificial meat after the deadline for their consumption has passed.

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.
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