In its primary meaning, the Hebrew word mitzvah refers to precepts and
commandments commanded by God. It is used in rabbinical Judaism to refer to
the 613 ...
One often hears someone Jewish saying, “It's a mitzvah!” usually referring to a
charitable, beneficial act performed by another person. However, while its
The simple meaning of the word mitzvah is command. It appears in various forms
with that meaning about 300 times in the Five Books of Moses. The Talmud1 ...
Mitzvah (MITS-vuh); pl: Mitzvot (mits-VOHT): Lit. commandment. Any of the 613
commandments that Jews are obligated to observe. It can also refer to any ...
In Judaism, mitzvah
has been used to refer to any ritual, religious or ethical obligation to follow God's will. In more recent times it has also been used to any good deed. More »
A discussion of the Jewish coming-of-age ceremonies: Bar Mitzvah, Bat Mitzvah
Define mitzvah: a commandment of the Jewish law—usage, synonyms, more.
A mitzvah is a commandment -- one of the taryag mitzvot, 613 commandments,
relating to Jewish observance and religious practice. The commandments are the
What is the meaning of bar/bat mitzvah? Bar and bat mitzvah mean, literally, "son
and daughter of the commandment." Bat mitzvah is Hebrew, while bar mitzvah, ...
Mitzvah definition, any of the collection of 613 commandments or precepts in the
Bible and additional ones of rabbinic origin that relate chiefly to the religious ...