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Piku’ach Nefesh

Lit. Saving a life.
This is one of the most important of the mitzvot. All laws of Judaism (except the prohibitions against murder, adultery, and idolatry) must be suspended in order to save a life.

Synonyms: Pikuach Nefesh

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