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Daily Mitzvah

Day 236: Positive Commandment 104

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Positive Commandment 104 (Digest)
Ritual Impurity of a Zav

We are commanded regarding the ritual impurity of a zav [a man who suffers an abnormal seminal discharge.

When contracted, one must follow all the laws associated with this impurity. E.g.,] how he contracts this ritual impurity and how, after he becomes a zav, he 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
The Brit Milah (covenant of circumcision) impresses the quality of self-sacrifice in the Jew. Because he has already sacrificed a part of himself at a most early age, the Jew is prepared to give his very life to G-d.
  –Keli Yakar
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