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Daily Mitzvah

Day 178: Negative Commandment 114

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Negative Commandment 114 (Digest)
Shearing an Animal Designated for Sacrifice

"And do not shear the firstborn of your sheep"Deuteronomy 15:19.

It is forbidden to shear an animal designated for sacrifice.

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
This must be the house of G‑d, and this is the gate of heaven . . .
  –Jacob, upon waking from his “angels on the ladder” dream on Mount Moriah (Genesis 28:17)
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