The Mitzvot

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Make Your Own Mitzvot

“There are 613 mitzvot (commandments from God) that all Jews are supposed to follow. Some of them are easy to ...

Mitzvot: Contemporary Understandings

For Jewish religious thinkers in our time, the question "why observe mitzvot?" has become a central and critical concern. Some answers echo earlier periods, some are new.

Rabbinic Reasons For the Mitzvot

The Sages proposed additional reasons to obey the mitzvot beyond those offered by the Bible.