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Daily Mitzvah

Negative Commandment 321

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Negative Commandment 321 (Digest)
Going Beyond City Limits on Shabbat

"Let no man go out of his place on the seventh day"Exodus 16:29.

It is forbidden on Shabbat to travel more than 2,000 cubits (approximately 3000 ft.) out of a city's parameters.

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
A person should have two pockets in his coat. One should contain the Talmudic saying, "A person is commanded to maintain: For my sake was the world created." In the second pocket he should keep the verse, "I am but dust and ashes."
  –Chassidic master Rabbi Simchah Bunim of Peshischa
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