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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
It is a special kindness that G-d made man to walk upright, so that he looks upon the Heavens; unlike beasts that go on all fours and see only the earth
  –Rabbi Menachem Mendel of Lubavitch (1789-1866)
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