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Daily Mitzvah (Rambam)

Day 38: Positive Commandment 154

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Important Message Regarding This Lesson

The Daily Mitzvah schedule runs parallel to the daily study of 3 chapters of Maimonides' 14-volume code. There are instances when the Mitzvah is repeated a few days consecutively while the exploration of the same Mitzvah continues in the in-depth track.

Positive Commandment 154 (Digest)
Resting on Shabbat

"And on the seventh day you shall rest"Exodus 23:12.

We are commanded to rest on the Shabbat. This commandment, which is repeated numerous times in the Torah, also applies to our livestock and slaves.

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