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A Guide to Jewish Studies: Commandments (Mitzvot)

A guide to Jewish Studies created by Allison James '22 and Visiting Librarian Abe Nemon in 2022.

Commandments / Mitzvot

Jewish commandments, or mitzvot, are specific laws ordained by God that articulate Jewish law, or Halakhah, as well as delineate rituals performed by the Jewish people.

Halakhah (Law)

Ritual Purity

Keeping the Sabbath / Shemirat Shabbat


Tzedakah (Charity)

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