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Daily Mitzvah

Day 219: Positive Commandment 97

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Positive Commandment 97 (Digest)
Ritual Impurity of Sheratzim

We are commanded regarding the ritual impurity [contained in and emitted by] certain creeping animals, known as sheratzim, listed in the Torah. [I.e., when contracted, one must follow all the laws associated with this impurity.]

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.
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The three loves -- love of G-d, love of Torah and love of one's fellow -- are one. One cannot differentiate between them, for they are of a single essence... And since they are of a single essence, each one embodies all three...
  –The Lubavitcher Rebbe
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