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Respecting others and developing our own characterWe have a mitzvah d'oraita to respect parents, elders, and Torah scholars. This mitzvah is not just about proper behavior or respecting authority; it is also about developing ourselves.
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Lessons Learned from Honoring Torah Scholars
Rav Dovid discusses his personal experiences with honoring Torah scholars.
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The Mystical Significance of Honoring a Torah Scholar
Why do we associate honoring a Torah scholar with honoring elders rather than with honoring parents?
Sources: Lev. 19:32, Ricanati
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Other forms of Honor
There are a variety of things that we don't do out of respect...; how to correct your rabbi if he makes a mistake.
Sources: Sefer HaChinuch 257
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Standing in Honor of the Rav
At what point are we requited to arise before a rabbi? At what point can we sit? To what rabbi(s) does this apply?
Sources: Kidd. 33a; YD 244:9,24
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Giving Honor by Standing; Using Names and Titles
We honor our rabbis, elders, and parents by standing before them and by not calling them by name.
Sources: Avot 5:25; YD 244:7-8,12; Shach 6
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Parameters of Honor: Torah Scholars and Elders
What are the parameters of honoring Torah scholars and elders?
Sources: Pes. 22b; YD 244:1
Dedicated l'ilui nishmat Shneur Zalman ben Shlomo on the occasion of his yahrzeit.
|30 Tishrei 5769||listen||
Honoring Torah Scholars
The Sefer HaChinuch sees Lev. 19:32 as applying only to Torah scholars. What is the connection between honoring Torah scholars and honoring our elders?
Sources: Sefer HaChinuch 257
|29 Tishrei 5769||listen||
Respecting Our Elders
We are required to respect all elders, even non-Torah scholars, even non-Jews.
Dedicated as a zechut for a refuah shleimah for Breina bas Frieda.
|28 Tishrei 5769||listen||
What does fear of Hashem have to do with honoring elders?
Rashi and Ibn Ezra explain the connection between "Revere G-d; I am Hashem" and "Arise before the elderly and honor your elders."
Sources: Lev. 19:32, Rashi, Ibn Ezra
Dedicated in memory of Feigel bas Aharon HaKohen on the occasion of her yahrzeit and for a refuah shleimah for Breina bas Frieda.
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The Mitzvot Involved in V'Hadarta Pnei Zakein
What is the difference between "respect your elders" and "stand in respect of an elder"? Is it one mitzvah or two?
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Introduction to V'Hadarta Pnei Zakein: Respect for Elders
We have a mitzvah d'oraita to honor and respect our elders. Here's one situation where it applies.
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