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The Virtues of Maturity

The Virtues of Maturity

Ethics of Our Fathers: Avot 4:20

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The Virtues of Maturity: Ethics of Our Fathers: Avot 4:20

Elisha ben Avuya taught “He who studies Torah as a child, to what can he be compared? To ink written on fresh paper; and he who studies Torah as an old man, to what can he be compared? To ink written on paper that has been erased”.
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Ethics of the Fathers is a tractate of the Mishna that details the Torah's views on ethics and interpersonal relationships. Enjoy insights, audio classes and stories on these fascinating topics.