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Daily Mitzvah

Day 173: Positive Commandment 91

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Positive Commandment 91 (Digest)
Burning Leftover Sacrificial Meat

"But that which remains of the flesh of the sacrifice on the third day shall be burnt with fire"Leviticus 7:17.

We are commanded to burn sacrificial meat that remains after the deadline for its consumption has passed.

Included in this mitzvah is also the commandment to burn sacrificial meat that is Pigul.

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 Brit Milah (covenant of circumcision) impresses the quality of self-sacrifice in the Jew. Because he has already sacrificed a part of himself at a most early age, the Jew is prepared to give his very life to G-d.
  –Keli Yakar
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