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Positive Commandment 147

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Positive Commandment 147 (Digest)
Covering Blood

"...and spills its blood, and he shall cover it with earth"Leviticus 17:13.

We are commanded to cover the blood of a ritually slaughtered bird or non-domesticated animal.


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
They hung it from two poles, each with two men at each end; thus it required eight men to carry the cluster of grapes. One man carried a fig, and one a pomegranate
  –Rashi on Numbers 13:23, describing how the Spies brought back the fruit of the Land of Canaan
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