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Daily Mitzvah

Day 273: Positive Commandment 245

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Positive Commandment 245 (Digest)
Transactions

"And if you sell something to your neighbor..."Leviticus 25:14.

We are commanded regarding the various methods that effect transactions, i.e., the ways to transfer property from one individual to another (or, in the case of a guardian of an object, the transfer of jurisdiction).

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
Said Rabbi Reuven ben Etzrovli: A person is not accused of something unless he did it; and if he didn't do it completely, he did it partially; and if he didn't do it partially, he thought of doing it; and if he didn't think of doing it, he saw someone else do it and was glad
  –Talmud, Moed Katan 18b
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