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Daily Mitzvah

Day 89: Negative Commandment 340, 341, 342, 343, 344, 345

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Negative Commandment 340 (Digest)
Incest with a Paternal Aunt

"You shall not uncover the nakedness of your father's sister"Leviticus 18:12.

It is forbidden to have incestuous relations with one's father's sister.

Negative Commandment 341 (Digest)
Incest with a Maternal Aunt

"You shall not uncover the nakedness of your mother's sister"Leviticus 18:13.

It is forbidden to have incestuous relations with one's mother's sister.

Negative Commandment 342 (Digest)
Incest with an Uncle's Wife

"You shall not come near his wife; she is your aunt"Leviticus 18:14.

It is forbidden to have incestuous relations with one's father's brother's wife.

Negative Commandment 343 (Digest)
Incest with a Daughter-in-Law

"You shall not uncover the nakedness of your daughter-in-law"Leviticus 18:15.

It is forbidden to have incestuous relations with one's daughter-in-law.

Negative Commandment 344 (Digest)
Incest with a Brother's Wife

"You shall not uncover the nakedness of your brother's wife"Leviticus 18:16.

It is forbidden to have incestuous relations with one's brother's wife.

Negative Commandment 345 (Digest)
Incest with a Wife's Sister

"And you shall not take a woman with her sister"Leviticus 18:18.

It is forbidden to have incestuous relations with one's wife's sister—as long as the wife is alive [i.e., after her death, it is permitted to marry her sister].

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 Zohar states that "When the tzaddik departs, he is to be found in all worlds, more than during his lifetime." Now this needs to be understood. For, granted that he is to be found increasingly in the supernal worlds, because he ascends to there; but how is he found more in this world?
As is known, the life of a tzaddik is not a physical life but a spiritual life, consisting wholly of faith, awe, and love of G-d... While the tzaddik was alive on earth, these three attributes were contained in their physical vessel and garment on the plane of physical space... his disciples received but a reflection of these attributes, a ray radiating beyond this vessel by means of his holy utterances and thoughts... But after his passing... whoever is close to him can receive a [far loftier dimension] of these three attributes, since they are no longer confined within a [material] vessel, nor bounded by physical space...
  –Rabbi Schneur Zalman (Tanya, Iggeret HaKodesh 27)
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