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Daily Mitzvah

Positive Commandment 222

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Important Message Regarding This Lesson

The Daily Mitzvah schedule runs parallel to the daily study of 3 chapters of Maimonides' 14-volume code. There are instances when the Mitzvah is repeated a few days consecutively while the exploration of the same Mitzvah continues in the in-depth track.

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.
Daily Quote
The Sages taught: Always appoint at least two people together as trustees over public funds. Even Moses, of whom it is written (Numbers 12:7) "In all My house, he is trusted," figured the accounts of the Sanctuary together with others, as it says (Exodus 38:21): "By the hand of Itamar the son of Aaron."
  –Midrash Tanchuma
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