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Looking at the definition of Talmid Chacham as it is found in Sefer Kehillat Yaacov of Rabbi Yaacov Tzvi Yolles, z"l, it says the distinguishing characteristics of a talmid chacham are primarily: kindness and understanding.

That these traights are a consequence of studying G-d's ways, like we learn from Rabbi Elazar quoting Rabbi Chaninah, "Talmidei Chachamim increase peace in the world, as it says And all your children are Students of G-d, your children increase peace. Do not read, 'your children, but your builders.

The intention is that Talmidei Chachamim increase peace, meaning the covenant of peace, in the world.

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