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Positive Commandment 100

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Positive Commandment 100 (Digest)
Postpartum Ritual Impurity

We are commanded regarding the ritual impurity that follows childbirth. [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.
Daily Quote
Life in this world is like walking on thin ice. Don't run -- you may stumble. Do not slowly plod -- the ice may break. And certainly you shouldn't dance. The only thing to do is to get across as quickly as possible
  –Rabbi Yechezkel of Kuzmir
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