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
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 ...
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 ...
Sep 2, 2015 ... My son, who's turning 13 on Halloween, won't be having a bar mitzvah. This is
what's happening, or not happening. The entry in the Book of ...
Bar and bat mitzvah mean, literally, "son and daughter of the commandment."
“Bar Mitzvah” literally means “son of the commandment.” “Bar” is “son” in Aramaic
, which used to be the vernacular of the Jewish people. “Mitzvah” is ...
The shocking event they had just witnessed, according to historian Paula Hyman,
was the first bat mitzvah conducted in the United States. Reflecting on her ...
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