Article Index

 

56 of the traditional 613 commandments are found in this parashah. These are considered matters of holiness:

  • 224- Fear your father or mother- Leviticus 19:3
  • 86- Do not inquire into idolatry- Leviticus 19:4
  • 90- Do not make an idol for others- Leviticus 19:4
  • 362- Do not eat from that which was left over from an offering- Leviticus 19:8
  • 407- Do not reap the corner left for the poor- Leviticus 19:9
  • 408- To leave gleanings- Leviticus 19:9
  • 409- Do not gather the gleanings- Leviticus 19:9
  • 406- To leave a corner of the field uncut for the poor- Leviticus 19:10
  • 410- To leave the gleanings of a vineyard- Leviticus 19:10
  • 411- Do not gather the gleanings of a vineyard- Leviticus 19:10
  • 412- To leave the unformed clusters of grapes (for the poor)- Leviticus 19:10
  • 413- Do not pick the unformed clusters of grapes- Leviticus 19:10
  • 285- Do not deny possession of something entrusted to you- Leviticus 19:11
  • 286- Do not swear in denial of a monetary claim- Leviticus 19:11
  • 492- Do not steal money stealthily (by lying)- Leviticus 19:11
  • 283- Do not swear falsely in G-d's Name- Leviticus 19:12
  • 499- Do not rob openly- Leviticus 19:13
  • 500- Do not withhold wages or fail to repay a debt- Leviticus 19:13
  • 579- Do not delay payment of wages past the agreed time- Leviticus 19:13
  • 516- Do not put a stumbling block before a blind man (nor give harmful advice)- Leviticus 19:14
  • 551- Do not curse any upstanding Jew- Leviticus 19:14
  • 540- A judge must not have mercy on the poor man at the trial- Leviticus 19:15
  • 541- A judge must not respect the great man at the trial- Leviticus 19:15
  • 543- A judge must not pervert justice- Leviticus 19:15
  • 545- Judge righteously- Leviticus 19:15
  • 83- Do not speak derogatorily of others- Leviticus 19:16
  • 129- Do not stand idly by if someone's life is in danger- Leviticus 19:16
  • 79- Do not hate fellow covenant members- Leviticus 19:17
  • 80- To reprove a neighbor who sins- Leviticus 19:17
  • 81- Do not embarrass others- Leviticus 19:17
  • 77- To love other covenant members- Leviticus 19:18
  • 84- Do not take revenge- Leviticus 19:18
  • 85- Do not bear a grudge- Leviticus 19:18
  • 401- Do not plant diverse seeds together- Leviticus 19:19
  • 403- Do not crossbreed animals- Leviticus 19:19
  • 275- Do not eat fruit of a tree during its first three years- Leviticus 19:23
  • 435- The fourth year crops must be totally for holy purposes like ma'aser sheni- Leviticus 19:24
  • 116- Do not be superstitious- Leviticus 19:26
  • 118- Do not engage in astrology- Leviticus 19:26
  • 135- Men must not shave the hair off the sides of their head- Leviticus 19:27
  • 136- Men must not shave their beards with a razor- Leviticus 19:27
  • 139- Do not tattoo the skin- Leviticus 19:28
  • 14- To show reverence to the Temple- Leviticus 19:30
  • 104- Do not perform ov (inquiring of spirits)- Leviticus 19:31
  • 105- Do not perform yidoni (consulting magicians/seers)- Leviticus 19:31
  • 73- To honor those who teach and know Torah- Leviticus 19:32
  • 495- Do not commit injustice with scales and weights- Leviticus 19:35
  • 494- Each individual must ensure that his scales and weights are accurate- Leviticus 19:36
  • 330- The courts must carry out the death penalty of strangulation- Leviticus 20:10
  • 528- The courts must carry out the death penalty of burning- Leviticus 20:14
  • 115- Do not imitate idolators in customs and clothing- Leviticus 20:23

 

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Yom Rivi'i, 4 Tevet, 5779

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