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Lo saamod al dam reechah is not docheh pikuach nephesh, so if it would disrupt your marriage for example to sell your house you need not do so to facilitate the operation.


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Lots of different practices about this. There is a point in coming together approximately a year after the burial to make sure the tombstone is set up properly. Otherwise, Rabbi Moshe Feinstein was not in the habit of visiting family graves, and he said he was following the custom of the Volozhin yeshiva that way. Yet before he left Russia (and he had a ...


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His children. The Gemara shortly after the one you quoted makes note that one is not obligated to actively spend money in order to fulfill their chiyuv of kibbud av v'eim, and in the event that they do, they are entitled to reimbursement. While this would seem to indicate only that he takes precedence over his parents, and not his children, there's a Gemara ...


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In the section of the 10 commandments, it mentions the father first "honour your father and your mother" with the verb of Kavod - honour. However in parshat Kedoshim (Leviticus, 19:3), it mentions the mother first where the verb is Tir'u from the root Yirah - fear. On the second of these, Rashi states: [Every man] shall fear his mother and his father: ...


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The Gemara in Kiddushin (31b), in explaining how to fulfill the Mitzvah of fearing one's parents, says that, among other things, he should neither contradict them nor support them. Rashi explains that the latter is called fearing them so as not to make it seem like your parents need your support. Based on that, I'd advise sitting this argument out. If the ...



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