mitzvoth mitzvoth

Definition(s):

  1. (n) (Judaism) a precept or commandment of the Jewish law
  2. (n) (Judaism) a good deed performed out of religious duty

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • Accordingly, his document commits Reform to continuous study of "the whole array of mitzvoth," acknowledging that certain of them "demand renewed attention.

Quotes

  1. "I did not have the chance to meet any of my family which perished in the Holocaust. My family was religious, who observed mitzvoth in their highest form," Dichter said.
    on Aug 27, 2007 By: Avi Dichter Source: Jerusalem Post

  2. "A person who needs to be converted has to study, to accept the burden of the mitzvoth, and if he is studying in a place not adhering to the Torah, this runs against the conversion process. This is why we could not let them go to non-religious...
    on Aug 31, 2009 By: Shlomo Amar Source: Ha'aretz

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