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What is a mitzvah in Judaism?

The word 'mitzvah', which is Hebrew, is most commonly translated as  'commandment'.    The mitzvot (pl) are found in the Torah and form the basis for how  Jews are me (MORE)
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What is a mitzvah?

MITZVAH (מצוה) is a Hebrew word which is from the root "TZ. V. H."  (צ.ו.ה), which means "to order" or "to command". The mitzvot  (plural) are the commands that a Jew (MORE)
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What are Bar Mitzvah and Bat Mitzvah?

A Bar Mitzvah (בר מצוה) is the the ceremony where a Jewish boy becomes recognized as an adult, on or after age 13. The ceremony takes pace during a regular (MORE)
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What is a ba mitzvah?

The phrase is 'bat mitzvah'. Bat mitzvah, which means 'daughter of mitzvah' is what a Jewish girl is called on her 12th birthday. This means that she is considered ready to ta (MORE)
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Where do you have a bar mitzvah?

A bar mitzvah is wherever the boy in question is when he turns 13. If you're referring to the ceremony held to celebrate a boy becoming a bar mitzvah, that is normally held in (MORE)
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What is a b'nei mitzvah?

A B'nai Mitzvah is bar or bat mitzvahs involving more than one person. It could be a group bar/bat mitzvah, or twins or other siblings, or just 2 kids who get scheduled togeth (MORE)
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What is the mitzvah of shmita?

The Mitzvah of Shmita (the sabbatical year) happens every seven years, when the Lord commands all observers to not work the land and to erase any outstanding debts.
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Is aliyah a mitzvah?

There are two ways to read this question. Aliyah: Immigration to the Land of Israel This question is more of a practical matter than a question of Halakha (Torah-law), be (MORE)
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How old is the mitzvah?

The word mitzvah is Hebrew, meaning a good deed. Good deeds have  been known from time immemorial. Possibly you intended to ask about  the ritual of the bar mitzvah, which w (MORE)