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Negative Commandment 216

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Negative Commandment 216 (Digest)
Planting Vegetables or Grain in a Vineyard

"You shall not sow your vineyard with different seeds"Deuteronomy 22:9.

It is forbidden to plant vegetables or grain in a vineyard.

This biblical prohibition pertains only to the Land of Israel. The Sages, however, extended it to also include fields in the Diaspora.

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
Both the books and my father belonged to the Chassidim
  –Rebbetzin Chaya Mushkah Schneersohn (1901-1988), daughter of the 6th Lubavitcher Rebbe Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak Schneerson, when asked - in court testimony in the trial over the ownership of her father's library - if the library was the property of her father or of the chassidic community
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