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Daily Mitzvah

Day 26: Positive Commandment 26, 12

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Positive Commandment 26 (Digest)
The Priestly Blessing

"Thus you shall bless the Children of Israel..."Numbers 6:23.

The Kohanim, the priestly descendants of Aaron, are commanded to bless the Children of Israel every day.

Positive Commandment 12 (Digest)
The Head Tefillin

"And they shall be for symbols between your eyes"Deuteronomy 6:8.

Men are obligated to don tefillin on their heads.

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
Our sages have taught, "Whoever gets angry, it is as if he worshipped idols" (Zohar I, 27b). Why? Because at the time of his anger, his faith has left him. For were he to believe that what happened to him was G d’s doing, he would not be angry at all. For although it is a person possessed of free choice that is cursing him, or striking him, or causing damage to his property -- and is accountable according to the laws of man and the laws of heaven for his evil choice -- nevertheless, as regards the person harmed, this [incident] was already decreed in heaven and “G d has many agents” [to carry out the decree]...
  –Rabbi Schneur Zalman of Liadi (Tanya, Iggeret Hakodesh 25)
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