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Positive Commandment 222

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Positive Commandment 222 (Digest)
Divorce

"And he shall write her a bill of divorce and place it in her hand"Deuteronomy 24:1.

In the event that a couple decides to divorce, it is a mitzvah for the husband to effectuate the divorce through a bill of divorce, known as a get.

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.
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