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Helping the Helpless

Jewish Ethics: Lesson 5

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Helping the Helpless: Jewish Ethics: Lesson 5

We examine two mitzvas which illustrate how Torah expects us to be compassionate to others. The first is visiting the sick. The second is the prohibition (Deuteronomy 19:14) "Do not place a stumbling block before the blind," which can be interpreted to mean not to mislead a person with bad advice.
Stumbling Block Before the Blind, Compassion, Visiting the Sick