Positive Mitzvah 

52

Give to the Kohen the first wool

 

 ‘The first of the shearings of your flock you shall give him” Devarim 18:4

His portion according to the Scribes is one sixtieth.

We are only obligated to do this with sheep where there is a minimum of five sheep and they have fleece on them of not less in weight of twelve Selaim, (silver coin weighing 17.1 grams  ) that totals a weight of sixty Selaim.

 

This applies as “Gifts” similar to the above positive mitzvah 51

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