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Mitzvot in Daily Life

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Discover where the 613 commandments come from and the different sources of authority (Torah and Talmud) in Judaism. Understand the different between a commandment and a mitzvah and discuss the concept of free will.

Explore how the commandments affect Jewish daily life through the mitzvot of the Kashrut dietary laws, daily prayer, and tzedekah. Understand the links between tzedekah and justice.

Reflect on the diversity of interpretation of the commandments within the Jewish community through artefacts, text study, audio, and film.

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