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Gavra and Cheftza
("Person" and "Object"): (lit. "man" and "object") Prohibitions or obligations are divided between those which apply to the "gavra," the person himself, mandating his behavior, and those which apply to the "cheftza," the object or the act in question, defining its status.
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Entry for 'Gavra and Cheftza'. Chabad Knowledge Base. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ckb/g/gavra-and-cheftza.html. 2012.