chazal tell us 24,000 students of Rabbi Akiva were wiped out in a plague due to not giving honor to each other. (Yevamot 62b)

אמרו שנים עשר אלף זוגים תלמידים היו לו לרבי עקיבא מגבת עד אנטיפרס וכולן מתו בפרק אחד מפני שלא נהגו כבוד זה לזה

is there any kind of guidance as to what is the minimum amount of honor that one should grant to others according to halacha to fulfill one's obligation in this?

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    possible duplicate judaism.stackexchange.com/q/53776/759
    – Double AA
    May 9, 2017 at 20:58
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    @DoubleAA not asking about loving others. just treating them with respect
    – ray
    May 9, 2017 at 21:11
  • see this shiur which maintains that according to the Maharal and the Meharsha the students did not respect the Torah of the others "לא חש כל אחד מהם על כבוד התורה של חברו". May 9, 2017 at 21:22
  • @AvrohomYitzchok thanks. maybe should leave out that point as it may confuse the question
    – ray
    May 9, 2017 at 21:24
  • @ray I meant to challenge your question. Can you find a source that shows that the "honor" was other than respect for the Torah of others? May 10, 2017 at 7:50


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