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Positive Commandment 99

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Positive Commandment 99 (Digest)
Ritual Impurity of a Menstruating Woman

We are commanded regarding the ritual impurity associated with menstruation. [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
One must have mesirat nefesh (total self-sacrifice and dedication) for the love of a fellow Jew, even towards a Jew whom one has never seen...
  –Baal Shem Tov (quoted in Hayom Yom, Kislev 15)
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