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What is mesirat nefesh?

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One who runs great risks or accepts great hardship for the sake of observing the religious laws of Judaism without actually sacrificing his or her life is also considered especially righteous. Such an act of figurative self-sacrifice is called mesirat nefesh (מסירת נפש, "giving over the soul").

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