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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
Moses our Teacher granted the Torah and mitzvot only to the people of Israel... and to whoever from among the nations of the world who wishes to convert to Judaism... But Moses also instructed, by word of G-d, to prevail upon all inhabitants of the world to accept the [seven] mitzvot commanded to the children of Noah...
  –Maimonides Mishneh Torah, Laws of Kings 8:10
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