I AM WHO I AM

I make God’s will my will, his focus my focus…

  • I know God. I know and connect to God more every day through His Torah, and by His Light that fills my soul.
  • I and God are One, there is nothing else besides Him. He is the only existent Being. I put God first above everything. He is the animating force of everything, there can be no other.
  • I know that God is One. He is One with all physical and spiritual existence. I am in God and God is in me.
  • I Love God with all my Heart Soul Mind and Might!
  • I Fear God with all my Heart Soul Mind and Might!
  • I sanctify and unify God’s Name every day.
  • I keep God’s Name Holy, never to profane His Name. + I do not curse.
  • I do not destroy anything associated with God and his Name.
  • I listen to Torah and the prophets speaking in His Name.
  • I do not test God’s servants unduly or embarrass them in any way.
  • I emulate all of God’s ways. I keep all his Mitzvot.
  • I cleave to those who know God. I surround myself with those who know Him. I control my environment.
  • I Love those who Love God. I Love all God’s servants, the Jews.
  • I Love converts!
  • I do not hate God’s servants. I do not hate a Jew.
  • I constructively rebuke wrongdoers privately.
  • I do not embarrass others.
  • I do not insult or harm anybody with words.
  • I do not insult or harm a sincere convert with words.
  • I do not oppress anyone, especially the weak.
  • I do not gossip about others. I never speak bad about anyone!
  • I do not take revenge. God is perfectly Just.
  • I do not bear a grudge.
  • I learn Torah and teach it!
  • I honor those who teach and know Torah.
  • I do not learn about idolatry, or from anyone associated with idols.
  • I do not follow after my eyes or my heart whims that lead me astray. I control my desires.
  • I do not blaspheme swear or curse. I do not curse any upstanding Jew.
  • I do not testify falsely.
  • I only eat Kosher.
  • I decide by the majority in case of disagreement.
  • I do not pervert justice. I Judge righteously. I do not accept bribes. I do not accept testimony unless both parties are present.
  • I do not panic and retreat during battle.
  • I wipe out all doubts about God.
  • I respect my father and mother. I fear my father and mother. I am not a rebellious son. I do not curse my father or mother. I do not strike my father or mother.
  • I repent and confess wrongdoings.
  • I say the Shema twice daily.
  • I serve the Almighty with daily prayer.
  • I wear Tefillin on my head. I bind tefillin on my arm.
  • I put a Mezuzah on each doorpost.
  • I will write a Sefer Torah.
  • The king must have a separate Sefer Torah for himself.
  • I have Tzitzit on four-cornered garments all the time.
  • I bless the Almighty after eating.
  • I rest on the seventh day. I do not do prohibited labor on the seventh day.
  • I do not walk more than 2000 cubits outside the city boundary on Shabbat.
  • To sanctify the day with Kiddush and Havdalah.
  • I am not superstitious.
  • I do not go into a trance to foresee events.
  • I do not engage in astrology.
  • I do not say incantations.
  • I do not attempt to engage the dead in conversation.
  • I do not consult the Ov.
  • I do not consult the Yidoni.
  • I do not perform acts of magic.
  • I do not shave the hair off the sides of my head.
  • I do not shave my beard with a razor.
  • I will marry a wife by the means prescribed in the Torah.
  • I do not to have relations with women that are not my wife.
  • I do not withhold food, clothing, and sexual relations from my wife.
  • I have children with my wife.
  • I only have relations with my Jewish wife and do not spill seed. I am only with her after Mikvah and pure.
  • I observe the laws of menstrual impurity.
  • I observe the laws of impurity caused by childbirth.
  • I observe the laws of impurity of seminal emissions.
  • I observe the laws of impurity caused by a woman’s running issue.
  • I observe the laws of impurity caused by a man’s running issue, irregular ejaculation of infected semen.
  • I issue a divorce by means of a Get document.
  • I will not remarry my wife after she has married someone else.
  • I will do Yibum if necessary.
  • I do Chalitzah if necessary.
  • I circumcise all males on the eighth day after their birth.
  • I rest from prohibited labor on Yom Kippur. I do not do prohibited labor on Yom Kippur.
  • I afflict myself on Yom Kippur. I do not eat or drink on Yom Kippur.
  • I rest on the first day of Passover. I do not do prohibited labor on the first day of Passover.
  • I rest on the seventh day of Passover. I do not do prohibited labor on the seventh day of Passover.
  • I rest on Shavuot. I do not do prohibited labor on Shavuot.
  • I rest on Rosh Hashanah. I do not do prohibited labor on Rosh Hashanah.
  • I rest on Sukkot. I do not do prohibited labor on Sukkot.
  • I rest on Shemini Atzeret. I do not do prohibited labor on Shemini Atzeret.
  • I do not eat Chametz on the afternoon of the 14th day of Nissan. I destroy all Chametz on 14th day of Nissan.
  • I do not eat Chametz all seven days of Passover. I do not eat mixtures containing Chametz all seven days of Passover.
  • Chametz is not in my domain for seven days of Passover. Chametz is not found in my domain for seven days.
  • I eat Matzah on the first night of Passover. I relate the Exodus from Egypt on that night.
  • I hear the Shofar on the first day of Tishrei, Rosh Hashanah.
  • I dwell in a Sukkah for the seven days of Sukkot.
  • I take up a Lulav and Etrog all seven days of Sukkot.
  • I give a half-shekel annually.
  • I afflict and cry out before God in times of catastrophe.
  • I do not tattoo my skin.
  • I do not tear my skin in mourning.
  • I do not make a bald spot in mourning.
  • I do not to swear falsely in God’s Name.
  • Not to take God’s Name in vain.
  • I do not deny others their possessions, entrusted to me.
  • I do not to swear falsely in denial of a monetary claim.
  • I swear in God’s Name to confirm the truth when deemed necessary by court.
  • I do not make vows unless absolutely necessary. I fulfill what I utter and do what I avowed. I keep my vows. Not to break oaths or vows.
  • For oaths and vows annulled, there are the laws of annulling vows explicit in the Torah.
  • I do not add to the Torah commandments or their oral explanations. I do not diminish from the Torah any commandments, in whole or in part.
  • I examine the signs of animals to distinguish between Kosher and non-kosher.
  • I examine the signs of fowl to distinguish between kosher and non-kosher.
  • I examine the signs of fish to distinguish between kosher and non-kosher.
  • I examine the signs of locusts to distinguish between kosher and non-kosher.
  • I do not eat non-kosher animals.
  • I do not eat non-kosher fowl.
  • I do not eat non-kosher fish.
  • I do not eat non-kosher flying insects.
  • I do not eat non-kosher creatures that crawl on land.
  • I do not eat non-kosher maggots.
  • I do not eat worms found in fruit once they have left the fruit.
  • I do not eat creatures that live in water other than fish.
  • I do not eat the meat of an animal that died without ritual slaughter.
  • I do not eat any blood.
  • I do not to eat meat of an animal that was mortally wounded
  • I do not to eat a limb torn off a living creature.
  • I do not to eat certain fats of kosher animals.
  • I do not to eat the sinew of the thigh.
  • I do not to eat meat and milk cooked together.
  • I do not to cook meat and milk together.
  • I do not to eat bread from new grain before the Omer.
  • I do not to eat parched grains from new grain before the Omer.
  • I do not to eat ripened grains from new grain before the Omer.
  • I do not to eat fruit of a tree during its first three years.
  • I do not to eat diverse seeds planted in a vineyard.
  • I do not to eat untithed fruits.
  • I do not to drink wine poured in service to idols.
  • I ritually slaughter an animal before eating it, and cover the blood with earth.
  • I do not to slaughter an animal and its offspring on the same day.
  • Not to take the mother bird from her children.
  • I release the mother bird before taking the children.
  • I observe the laws of impurity concerning liquid and solid foods.
  • I must not be under the same roof as a corpse.
  • I must not come into contact with the dead.
  • I do not make a Nazirite vow. Because… He must shave after bringing sacrifices upon completion of his Nazirite period.
  • The Nazir must let his hair grow. He must not cut his hair.
  • He must not drink wine, wine mixtures, or wine vinegar. He must not eat fresh grapes. He must not eat raisins. He must not eat grape seeds. He must not eat grape skins.
  • Not to plant diverse seeds together.
  • Not to plant grains or greens in a vineyard.
  • Not to crossbreed animals.
  • Not to work different animals together.
  • I do not to wear wool and linen.
  • I leave a corner of the field uncut for the poor. I do not to reap that corner.
  • I leave gleanings for the poor.
  • I do not gather the gleanings.
  • I leave the gleanings of a vineyard.
  • I do not gather the gleanings of a vineyard.
  • I leave the unformed clusters of grapes for the poor.
  • Not to pick the unformed clusters of grapes.
  • I leave the forgotten sheaves in the field for the poor, and do not retrieve them.
  • To separate the tithe for the poor.
  • I give charity. I do not withhold charity from the poor.
  • I set aside a tithe to support Torah (Kohen).
  • I do not to improperly preface one tithe to the next, but separate them in their proper order.
  • I set aside Ma’aser (tithe) each planting year and give it to a Levite.
  • I set aside the Second Tithe, which is to be eaten in Jerusalem.
  • I take a shower before morning prayer.
  • I immerse in Mikvah daily. When impure I immerse myself in a Mikvah to become pure. I destroy the Klipah and make it Light. I turn darkness into Light.
  • I do not wear torn clothes. I immerse all my clothes in Mikvah regularly.
  • I do not let my hair grow long. (men)
  • I discard anything that is impure.
  • I offer prayer in place of the two lambs every day.
  • I do not withhold payment incurred by any vow.
  • I burn incense every day and make sure my environment smells good. (hyssop) I do not reproduce the incense formula for personal use.
  • I make bread for the Sabbath.
  • I count the Omer, elevating spiritually every year — seven weeks from the day the new wheat offering was brought.
  • I offer only that which is pure and holy.
  • I do not refrain from rejoicing, and giving gifts of charity. (levitates)
  • I rest the land during the seventh year by not doing any work which enhances growth.
  • I do not to work the land during the seventh year.
  • I do not work with trees to produce fruit during that year.
  • I do not reap crops that grow wild that year in the normal manner.
  • I do not to gather grapes which grow wild that year in the normal way
  • I leave free all produce which grew in that year.
  • I build a Sanctuary, a Holy Temple, within me.
  • I do not get my Temple intoxicated.
  • I show reverence for the Temple. I keep my body and mind healthy.
  • I guard the Temple area. I guard my environment and body.
  • I keep the Temple guarded. I control my environment by guarding my eyes, ears, nose, and mouth.
  • I release all loans during the seventh year.
  • I do not pressure or claim from a borrower.
  • I do not refrain from lending immediately before the release of the loans for fear of monetary loss.
  • I do not to work the soil during the fiftieth year. I do not reap in the normal manner that which grows wild in the fiftieth year.I do not pick grapes which grew wild in the normal manner in the fiftieth year.
  • I carry out the laws of sold family properties.
  • I do not to sell the land in Israel indefinitely.
  • I carry out the laws of houses in walled cities.
  • I do not reproduce the anointing oil for personal use.
  • I estimate the value of people as determined by the Torah.
  • I estimate the value of consecrated animals.
  • I estimate the value of consecrated property homes and land.
  • I carry out the laws of prohibited possessions.
  • Not to sell cherem.
  • Not to redeem the cherem.
  • I shave off all my hair for to purification.
  • I blow the Shofar on the tenth of Tishrei (Yom Kippur of the Jubilee year) to free the slaves.
  • I bring additional charity offerings on Passover.
  • I bring additional offerings on Shavuot.
  • I bring additional offerings of charity on Rosh Hashanah.
  • I bring additional offerings of charity on Yom Kippur.
  • I bring additional offerings of charity on Sukkot.
  • I bring additional offerings of charity on Shmini Atzeret.
  • I do not offer charity with improper intentions.
  • I am not in possession of leaven during passover.
  • I eat the Paschal Lamb with Matzah and Maror on the night of the 15th of Nissan.
  • I eat the second Paschal Lamb on the night of the 15th of Iyar.
  • I do not eat the Paschal meat raw or boiled.
  • I do not give the Paschal meat outside the confines of the group.
  • I do not eat with an apostate. I only eat with Jews on Passover.
  • I do not break any bones from the Paschal offering. I do not leave any meat from the Paschal offering over until morning. I do not leave the meat of the holiday offering of the 14th until the 16th.
  • I celebrate on these three Festivals by bringing an offering of charity.
  • I rejoice on these three Festivals.
  • I give a sin offering of charity for my transgression, including when I am uncertain of my guilt.
  • I carry out the laws of impurity of the dead.
  • I mourn for relatives. I do not enter under the same roof as a corpse. I do not defile myself for anyone.
  • I do not delay burial overnight.
  • I observe the laws of impurity caused by a dead beast.I observe the laws of impurity caused by the eight shratzim (rodents, amphibious creatures, and lizards) [specified in the Torah]
  • I do not steal.
  • I do not to rob.
  • I do not to kidnap.
  • I ensure that my scales and weights are accurate. I do not lie or mislead another.
  • I do not commit injustice with scales and weights. I do not possess inaccurate scales and weights even if they are not for use.
  • I do not move a boundary marker to steal someone’s property.
  • I do not withhold wages or fail to repay a debt.
  • I do not covet and scheme to acquire another’s possession.
  • I do not desire another’s possession.
  • I return a robbed object or its value.
  • I do not ignore a lost object.
  • I return the lost object.
  • I do not murder.
  • I do not accept monetary restitution to atone for a murderer.
  • I do not kill the murderer before he stands trial.
  • I save someone being pursued even by taking the life of the pursuer. I do not pity the pursuer.
  • I do not stand idly by if someone’s life is in danger.
  • I do not allow pitfalls and obstacles to remain on my property.
  • I make a guard rail around flat roofs.
  • I do not put a stumbling block before a blind man, nor give harmful advice.
  • I help another remove the load from a beast which can no longer carry it.
  • I help others load their beast.
  • I do not leave others distraught with their burdens, but to help either load or unload.
  • I buy and sell according to Torah law.
  • I do not to lend with interest.
  • I do not to borrow with interest.
  • I do not overcharge or underpay for an article.
  • I pay wages on the day they were earned.
  • I lend to the poor and destitute.
  • I do not press anyone for payment if you know they don’t have it.
  • I do not work anyone oppressively.
  • I do not cheat a sincere convert monetarily.
  • I do not delay payment of wages past the agreed time.
  • I do not forcibly take collateral.
  • I return the collateral to the debtor when needed. I do not delay its return when needed.
  • I do not demand collateral from a widow.
  • I do not demand as collateral utensils needed for preparing food.
  • I do not intermediate in an interest loan, guarantee, witness, or write the promissory note.
  • I lend to and borrow from idolaters with interest. I press the idolater for payment.
  • I carry out the laws of the order of inheritance.
  • I punish the false witnesses with the same punishment they were seeking for the defendant.
  • I do not to curse judges. I do not curse the head of state or leader of the Sanhedrin. If I know evidence I testify in court.
  • I remember what Amalek did to the Jewish people. I do not forget Amalek’s atrocities and ambush on our journey from Egypt in the desert.
  • I do not dwell permanently in Egypt.
  • I do not worship idols in any manner they are worshiped.
  • I do not bow down to idols, money, or any man.
  • I will never make an idol.
  • I do not profit from any idol.
  • I will not make a human form even for decorative purposes.
  • I will never promote or support idolatry in any way.
  • I destroy and burn all idol worship that I can. I hate idol worship, do not live among idol worshipers.
  • I do not rebuild or try to understand idol worship. I am not interested in their Klipot.
  • I do not derive any benefit from idols. Everything comes from God.
  • I do not missionize anyone to idol worship.
  • I do not love the missionary.
  • I do not cease hating the missionary and the wicked.
  • I do not save or help the missionary and the wicked.
  • I do not say anything in defense of the missionary and wicked.
  • I do not refrain from incriminating the wicked missionary.
  • I do not prophesize in the name of idolatry.
  • I do not listen to a false prophet.
  • I do not prophesize falsely in the name of God.
  • I am not afraid of killing a false prophet.
  • I do not swear in the name of an idol.
  • I do not perform medium.
  • I do not perform magical seeing.
  • I do not pass my children through the fire to Molech.
  • I do not erect a column in a public place of worship.
  • I do not bow down on smooth stone, or for anything.
  • I do not plant a tree in the Temple courtyard.
  • I destroy idols and their accessories.
  • I do not derive benefit from idols and their accessories.
  • I do not derive benefit from ornaments of idols.
  • I do not make a covenant with idolaters.
  • I do not show favor to idolaters.
  • I do not let them dwell among me.
  • I do not imitate them in customs and clothing.
  • Men must not wear women’s clothing.
  • Women must not wear men’s clothing.
  • +What is the pleasure of fulfilling the Mitzvah? -What is the pain of not doing the Mitzvah?
  • I am in control of myself at all times.
  • I don’t choose commandments I fulfill them all.
  • I go above and beyond what is required.
  • I am addicted to God.
  • I fulfill all the commandments.
  • I never spill seed. +I get to keep the Light. – If I spill I create Demons.
  • You shall not permit a sorceress to live.

References: 613 Commandments