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Positive Commandment 91

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Positive Commandment 91 (Digest)
Burning Leftover Sacrificial Meat

"But that which remains of the flesh of the sacrifice on the third day shall be burnt with fire"Leviticus 7:17.

We are commanded to burn sacrificial meat that remains after the deadline for its consumption has passed.

Included in this mitzvah is also the commandment to burn sacrificial meat that is Pigul.


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
“Pharaoh commanded to all his people: Every son that is born shall be cast into the River” (Exodus 1:22). The Nile was the mainstay of the Egyptian economy and its most venerated god. Therein lay the deeper—still relevant—significance of Pharaoh’s decree: Today, too, Jewish survival depends on our ability to resist the dictum that children must be submerged within an educational system whose focus and goal is the attainment of a “career” and “economic success” . . .
  –The Lubavitcher Rebbe
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