יום א Date: 15 Teves, 5776 (12/27/15) – Gittin Daf 14 {Tani}

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PERFORMING PROMISES

[14b bottom] R’ Yehudah Hanasi [redactor of the six orders of Mishnayos (part of oral law)] quoting R’ Yaakov quoting R’ Meir: It is a Mitzvah (obligation) to uphold the words (instructions) of the deceased.

Prac-T-cal Tidbits: We must ensure to carry out the will of those who have left us. It is not only a Mitzvah, but a real “Chessed Shel Emes” (truly righteous deed). We get the greatest reward for actions that others are no longer able to repay us back with.

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