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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
The categories of work [forbidden on Shabbat] are forty less one: sowing, plowing, reaping, making sheaves, threshing, winnowing, picking the chaff from the grain, milling, sifting, kneading, baking, shearing, bleaching, hackling, dyeing, spinning, stretching the threads on the loom, making meshes, weaving, dividing, knotting, untying, sewing, tearing, trapping, slaughtering, skinning, salting hides, curing, scraping, cutting, writing, erasing, building, dismantling, extinguishing, kindling, finishing, and carrying out from one domain to another.
  –Talmud, Shabbat 73a
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