mitsvos aseh, mitzvos ase, mitzvot asei
- affirmative commandments (of the 613 commandments of the Torah)
- "There are 248 Positive Mitzvot (Mitzvot Aseh) or things that you should do." (http://www.akhlah.com/jewish-traditions/613-mitzvot/)
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The positive commandments ("thou shalt...") are contrasted with the negative commandments, mitzvot lo ta'aseh ("thou shalt not..."). See also http://www.chabad.org/library/article_cdo/aid/756399/jewish/The-613-Commandments.htm.
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