Positive Mitzvah 

18

Have a reverence of the Sanctuary

 

“My sanctuary shall be revered” Vayikra 9:30

 

These are the Synagogues /houses of prayer and houses of Torah study and are called miniature Sanctuaries.

 

As it says “have been to them like miniature Sanctuaries.” Yechezkiel 11:16

 

We must be careful to avoid joking around, levity and unnecessary talking.

 

Do not discuss business and sleep in them.

 

Their holiness is very stringent.

 

This applies in all places and times for men and women.

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