Juggling Mitzvahs

A Mitzvah is a good deed based on prescriptions in traditional Jewish texts. In Hebrew, Mitzvah literally means "commandment" and is closely associated with the word Tzeddakah which means "charity" or "charitable act." The word Tzeddakah has the root of the Hebrew word Tzedek which means "justice;" and someone who performs many just charitable acts can be considered a Tzaddik, or righteous person.

"The beginning and the end (of the Torah) is the performance of (acts of) lovingkindness."
-Talmud: Sotah, 14a

There are a number of ways to incorporate your juggling into doing acts of loving-kindness:

Overall, it's easy to see how the mitzvah of Tikun Olam (fixing the world), can be accomplished through juggling.

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