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What is the greatest Mitzvah a man can do?

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To impart with others any portion of knowledge which one is sure to have acquired about G-d, the Creator of the universe. –  Ben Masada Dec 17 '10 at 23:52
    
@HodofHod: I prefer the old title, as now it is too similar to the body. –  Double AA May 2 '12 at 18:43
    
@DoubleAA I agree, but then, there isn't much to the body in the first place. The general idea is that you should be able to guess the general topic of a question from its title, before clicking on it. I couldn't, so I edited. Feel free to rework the body to be more elaborate or whatnot. –  HodofHod May 2 '12 at 18:46
    
Wikipedia's "Chevra kadisha" page says, "[...] Tending to a meit mitzvah [mitzvah corpse] overrides virtually any other positive commandment (mitzvat aseh) of Torah law." Any truth to this? –  SAH Apr 1 '13 at 22:40
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V'Talmud Torah K'negged Kulom

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According to Rebbi Y'huda Hanasi we do not know.

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However, acc. to Tosfos there, we may know in a vacuum, but the reward for each changes according to the challanges of the moment –  YDK Nov 7 '10 at 21:56
    
@YDK - Tosfos on Pirkei Avos? –  Adam Mosheh Aug 6 '12 at 16:26
    
@AdamMosheh, sorry, Tosfos Yom Tov. –  YDK Aug 6 '12 at 19:53
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