Tuesday, October 4, 2022

The Mitzvah of Eating Today

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for the Five Towns Jewish Times THE MITZVAH The Shulchan Aruch (OC 604:1) rules that there is a Torah Mitzvah on Erev Yom Kippur to do the following three things: eat, drin...

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