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Daily Mitzvah

Day 215: Positive Commandment 106

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Positive Commandment 106 (Digest)
Ritual Impurity of a Zavah

We are commanded regarding the ritual impurity of a zavah [a woman who experiences menses three consecutive days outside the normal menstrual period.

When contracted, one must follow all the laws associated with this impurity. E.g.,] how she contracts this ritual impurity and how, after she becomes a zavah, she can pass on this impurity to others.

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
Despite all the wisdom granted to [King] Solomon... he was mystified by the Four Kinds. As it is written (Proverbs 30:18): "Three things are wondrous to me..." - these are the Passover offering, matzah and maror [eaten at the Passover seder]; "...and four I do not know" - these are the Four Kinds [taken on Sukkot].
  –Midrash Rabbah, Vayikra 30:14
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