Day #2


The first 3 (of 14) rules for counting the 613 Mitzvot

Principle 1

Do not count Rabbinic Commandments in this list. 

(E.g. lighting Chanukah candles or reciting the Hallel.)

“were given to Moses at Sinai”

Principle 2

Do not include laws which are derived from one of the Thirteen Principles of Torah Exegesis.

Principle 3

Do not count mitzvot which are not binding on all generations.

Not binding on all generations

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