Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Mitzvah #240 - Tattoos

It is forbidden to get a permanent tattoo.

One who punctures their skin and inserts die or coloring agents, deserves 39 lashes in Bet Din.

Applies to everybody, everywhere, always.

Verse: "... and do not get a tattoo." (Vayikra 19:28)

Source: The Chafetz-Chaim's Sefer haMitzvot haKatzar; Prohibition 163

- Danny
Tuesday, 27 Tishrei 5771

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