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A Mitzvah to Eat is building the infrastructure for the Jewish value of pikuach nefesh (making sure life takes precedence). We are a pluralistic support network and online resource hub for Jews who need accommodations for Jewish ritual practices due to health conditions, disabilities, trauma, and more. 


We are an international, pluralistic group of Jewish educators, clergy and community members who feel passionately that rituals and mitzvot should not cause danger or suffering. Guided by our commitment to Jewish law (halacha), Jewish belonging and Jewish continuity, we believe that Jews who need accommodations for mitzvot should not have to do so by themselves, but rather they should be given respectful communal space and be treated as equal members of the Jewish community. ​

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