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"Any person who refrains from committing a sin or who observes a commandment not due to anything related to this earthly existence - such as fear, awe or a desire for prestige - but rather because of a desire to serve God, just as the righteous Joseph refrained from lying with his master's wife, sanctifies God's name" (Maimonides, Yad Hakhazaka, Hilkhot Yesodey Tora 5:10). In this reference, Maimonades...