Monday, November 1, 2010

Mitzvah #259 - Lost property; don't ignore it

It is forbidden to ignore lost property that belongs to a fellow-Jew; if you notice it, you must pick it up.

Applies to everybody, everywhere, always.

Verse: "Do not ignore your friend's lost property..." (Devarim 22:1-3)

Source: The Chafetz-Chaim's Sefer haMitzvot haKatzar; Prohibition 182

- Danny
Monday, 24 Marcheshvan 5771

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