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Daily Mitzvah

Positive Commandment 13

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Positive Commandment 13 (Digest)
The Arm Tefillin

"And you shall bind them for a sign upon your arm"Deuteronomy 6:8.

Men are obligated to wrap tefillin on their arms.

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
Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak of Lubavitch once met a watercarrier carrying full buckets and remarked: "When one encounters water there is an appropriate maxim of the Baal Shem Tov that one should say, namely: 'When encountering water one should say that the Baal Shem says that it is a sign of blessing'"
  –Hayom Yom, Tevet 21
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