Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Mitzvah #266 - Hunting birds

If one finds a bird roosting on her eggs or hatchlings, it is forbidden to capture her.

(Compare to Mitzva 232 -

Applies to everybody, everywhere, always.

Verse: " not take the mother when she is roosting on the eggs" (Devarim 22:6)

Source: The Chafetz-Chaim's Sefer haMitzvot haKatzar; Prohibition 189

- Danny
Wednesday, 3 Kislev 5771

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