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Mitzvah


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(Heb., ‘commandment’).

Jewish commandment, ritual duty, or good deed. The rabbis categorized the mitzvot (pl.) into mitzvot de-oraita (‘the biblical commandments’) and the mitzvot de-rabbanan (‘the rabbinic commandments’). All male ...

Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies.


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