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What is the greatest Mitzvah a man can do?

  • 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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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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V'Talmud Torah K'negged Kulom

  • מילה ששקולה כנגד כל המצות – Alex Mar 12 '18 at 7:13
  • שבת ששקולה כנגד כל המצות – Alex Mar 12 '18 at 7:13
  • צדקה ששקולה כנגד כל המצות – Alex Mar 12 '18 at 7:14
  • ישיבת ארץ ישראל ששקולה כנגד כל המצות – Alex Mar 12 '18 at 7:14
  • ציצית ששקולה כנגד כל המצות – Alex Mar 12 '18 at 7:15

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