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Daily Mitzvah

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
"Miriam... took a tambourine in her hand; and all the women went out after her with timbrels and with dances..." (Song at the Sea, Exodus 15:20) How did the Israelites have tambourines in the desert? But the righteous women of that generation were certain that G-d will perform miracles for them, and they prepared tambourines and dances while still in Egypt...
  –Midrash Mechiilta; Rashi on verse
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