Thursday, February 11, 2010

Mitzvah #93 - Don't be unfeeling towards the needy

One is forbidden to ignore the plight of the poor and needy, and send them away empty handed.

Applies to everybody, everywhere, always.

Verse: "Do not be unfeeling and do not shut your hand from your poor brother" (Devarim 15:7)

Source: The Chafetz-Chaim's Sefer haMitzvot haKatzar; Prohibition 62

Shabbat Shalom

- Danny
Thursday, 27 Shvat 5770

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