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Daily Mitzvah

Day 39: Negative Commandment 320

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Negative Commandment 320 (Digest)
Working on Shabbat

"You shall not do any manner of work"Exodus 20:10.

We are forbidden from performing work on Shabbat.

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
It is told of the Chassidic master Rabbi Pinchas of Koritz that he toiled for truth for twenty one years: seven years he labored to banish falsehood from his heart, seven years to recognize the truth, and seven years to make the truth penetrate his heart
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