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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
The teachings of Chabad Chassidism open the gates to the chambers of wisdom and understanding, enabling one to know and to recognize--with intellectual comprehension--"He who spoke and the world came into being." This awakens the feelings of the heart so that it is aroused with the emotion engendered by that particular intellectual comprehension. And Chassidism shows the way that each individual -- commensurate with his innate abilities -- can "approach the Sacred," to serve G-d with his mind and heart.
  –Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak of Lubavitch
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