1.             To know that God exists (Ex. 20:2; Deut. 5:6).

2.             Not to entertain the idea that there is any god but the Eternal (Ex. 20:3).

3.             Not to blaspheme (Ex. 22:27), the penalty for which is death (Lev. 24:16).

4.             To hallow God’s name (Lev. 22:32).

5.             Not to profane God’s name (Lev. 22:32).

6.             To know that God is One, a complete Unity (Deut. 6:4).

7.             To love God (Deut. 6:5).

8.             To fear Him reverently (Deut. 6:13; 10:20).

9.             Not to put the word of God to the test (Deut. 6:16).

10.          To imitate His good and upright ways (Deut. 28:9).


11.          To honor the old and the wise (Lev. 19:32).

12.          To learn Torah and to teach it (Deut. 6:7).

13.          To cleave to those who know Him (Deut. 10:20).

14.          Not to add to the commandments of the Torah, whether in the Written Law or in its interpretation received by tradition (Deut. 13:1).

15.          Not to take away from the commandments of the Torah (Deut. 13:1).

16.          That every person shall write a scroll of the Torah for himself (Deut. 31:19).

Signs and Symbols

17.          To circumcise the male offspring (Gen. 17:12; Lev. 12:3).

18.          To put tassels on the corners of clothing (Num. 15:38).

19.          To bind phylacteries on the head (Deut. 6:8).

20.          To bind phylacteries on the arm (Deut. 6:8).

21.          To affix the mezuzah to the doorposts and gates of your house (Deut. 6:9).

Prayer and Blessings

22.          To pray to God (Ex. 23:25; Deut. 6:13).

23.          To read the Shema in the morning and at night (Deut. 6:7).

24.          To recite grace after meals (Deut. 8:10).

25.           Not to lay down a stone for worship (Lev. 26:1)

Love and Brotherhood

26.          To love all human beings who are of the covenant (Lev. 19:18).

27.          Not to stand by idly when a human life is in danger (Lev. 19:16).

28.          Not to wrong any one in speech (Lev. 25:17).

29.          Not to carry tales (Lev. 19:16).

30.          Not to cherish hatred in one’s heart (Lev. 19:17).

31.          Not to take revenge (Lev. 19:18).

32.          Not to bear a grudge (Lev. 19:18).

33.          Not to put any Jew to shame (Lev. 19:17).

34.          Not to curse any other Israelite (Lev. 19:14).

35.          Not to give occasion to the simple-minded to stumble on the road (Lev. 19:14).

36.          To rebuke the sinner (Lev. 19:17).

37.          To relieve a neighbor of his burden and help to unload his beast (Ex. 23:5).

38.          To assist in replacing the load upon a neighbor’s beast (Deut. 22:4).

39.          Not to leave a beast, that has fallen down beneath its burden, unaided (Deut. 22:4).

The Poor and Unfortunate

40.          Not to afflict an orphan or a widow (Ex. 22:21).

41.          Not to reap the entire field (Lev. 19:9; Lev. 23:22).

42.          To leave the unreaped corner of the field or orchard for the poor (Lev. 19:9).

43.          Not to gather gleanings (the ears that have fallen to the ground while reaping) (Lev. 19:9).

44.          To leave the gleanings for the poor (Lev. 19:9).

45.          Not to gather ol’loth (the imperfect clusters) of the vineyard (Lev. 19:10).

46.          To leave ol’loth (the imperfect clusters) of the vineyard for the poor (Lev. 19:10; Deut. 24:21).

47.          Not to gather the peret (grapes) that have fallen to the ground (Lev. 19:10).

48.          To leave peret (the single grapes) of the vineyard for the poor (Lev. 19:10).

49.          Not to return to take a forgotten sheaf (Deut. 24:19) This applies to all fruit trees (Deut. 24:20).

50.          To leave the forgotten sheaves for the poor (Deut. 24:19-20).

51.          Not to refrain from maintaining a poor man and giving him what he needs (Deut. 15:7) (CCN62).

52.          To give charity according to one’s means (Deut. 15:11).

Treatment of Gentiles

53.          To love the stranger (Deut. 10:19).

54.          Not to wrong the stranger in speech (Ex. 22:20).

55.          Not to wrong the stranger in buying or selling (Ex. 22:20).

56.          Not to intermarry with gentiles (Deut. 7:3).

57.          To exact the debt of an alien (Deut. 15:3).

58.          To lend to an alien at interest (Deut. 23:21).

Marriage, Divorce and Family

59.          To honor father and mother (Ex. 20:12).

60.          Not to smite a father or a mother (Ex. 21:15).

61.          Not to curse a father or mother (Ex. 21:17).

62.          To reverently fear father and mother (Lev. 19:3).

63.          To be fruitful and multiply (Gen. 1:28).

64.          That a eunuch shall not marry a daughter of Israel (Deut. 23:2).

65.          That a mamzer shall not marry the daughter of a Jew (Deut. 23:3).

66.          That an Ammonite or Moabite shall never marry the daughter of an Israelite (Deut. 23:4).

67.          Not to exclude a descendant of Esau from the community of Israel for three generations (Deut. 23:8-9).

68.          Not to exclude an Egyptian from the community of Israel for three generations (Deut. 23:8-9).

69.          That there shall be no harlot (in Israel); that is, that there shall be no intercourse with a woman, without previous marriage with a deed of marriage and formal declaration of marriage (Deut. 23:18).

70.          To take a wife by kiddushin, the sacrament of marriage (Deut. 24:1).

71.          That the newly married husband shall (be free) for one year to rejoice with his wife (Deut. 24:5).

72.          That a bridegroom shall be exempt for a whole year from taking part in any public labor, such as military service, guarding the wall and similar duties (Deut. 24:5).

73.          Not to withhold food, clothing or conjugal rights from a wife (Ex. 21:10).

74.          That the woman suspected of adultery shall be dealt with as prescribed in the Torah (Num. 5:30).

75.          That one who defames his wife’s honor must live with her all his lifetime (Deut. 22:19).

76.          That a man may not divorce his wife concerning whom he has published an evil report (Deut. 22:19).

77.          To divorce by a formal written document (Deut. 24:1).

78.          That one who divorced his wife shall not remarry her, if after the divorce she had been married to another man (Deut. 24:4).

79.          That a widow whose husband died childless must not be married to anyone but her deceased husband’s brother (Deut. 25:5).

80.          To marry the widow of a brother who has died childless (Deut. 25:5).

81.          That the widow formally release the brother-in-law (if he refuses to marry her) (Deut. 25:7-9).

Forbidden Sexual Relations

82.          Not to indulge in familiarities with relatives, such as kissing, embracing, winking, skipping, which may lead to incest (Lev. 18:6).

83.          Not to commit incest with one’s mother (Lev. 18:7).

84.          Not to commit sodomy with one’s father (Lev. 18:7).

85.          Not to commit incest with one’s father’s wife (Lev. 18:8).

86.          Not to commit incest with one’s sister (Lev. 18:9).

87.          Not to commit incest with one’s father’s wife’s daughter (Lev. 18:9).

88.          Not to commit incest with one’s son’s daughter (Lev. 18:10).

89.          Not to commit incest with one’s daughter’s daughter (Lev. 18:10).

90.          Not to commit incest with one’s daughter.

91.          Not to commit incest with one’s fathers sister (Lev. 18:12).

92.          Not to commit incest with one’s mother’s sister (Lev. 18:13).

93.          Not to commit incest with one’s father’s brothers wife (Lev. 18:14).

94.          Not to commit sodomy with one’s father’s brother (Lev. 18:14).

95.          Not to commit incest with one’s son’s wife (Lev. 18:15).

96.          Not to commit incest with one’s brother’s wife (Lev. 18:16).

97.          Not to commit incest with one’s wife’s daughter (Lev. 18:17).

98.          Not to commit incest with the daughter of one’s wife’s son (Lev. 18:17).

99.          Not to commit incest with the daughter of one’s wife’s daughter (Lev. 18:17).

100.        Not to commit incest with one’s wife’s sister (Lev. 18:18).