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Daily Mitzvah

Negative Commandment 130, 129

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Negative Commandment 130 (Digest)
Consuming Ritually Impure Sacrificial Meat

"And the flesh that touches any impurity shall not be eaten"Leviticus 7:19.

It is forbidden to eat of sacrificial meat that is ritually impure.

Negative Commandment 129 (Digest)
Consuming Sacrificial Meat while Ritually Impure

"She shall not touch any holy thing"Leviticus 12:4.

It is forbidden for a ritually impure individual to partake of sacrificial meat.


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
Remember what Amalek did to you on the road, on your way out of Egypt. That he encountered you on the way and cut off those lagging to your rear, when you were tired and exhausted; he did not fear G-d. And it shall come to pass, when the L-rd your G-d has given you rest from all your enemies round about, in the land which the L-rd your G-d is giving you for an inheritance to possess it, that you shall obliterate the memory of Amalek from under the heavens. Do not forget.
  –Zachor reading, Deuteronomy 25:17-19
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