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A Child's Responsibility to a Parent

Filial Responsibility, Lesson 1

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A Child's Responsibility to a Parent: Filial Responsibility, Lesson 1

An in-depth analysis of the commandment to honor one's parents. To what extent must one go? What if a parent instructs one to break a law?
Honoring Parents

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Shlomo Ithaca June 30, 2019

regarding the drinking the foot wash water, does it matter if the mother is mentally competent..what if she was not..would you still honor that? Reply

Simcha Bart September 27, 2019
in response to Shlomo:

If the parent is not competent, then the child should avoid being in their presence, so they do not have to refuse to fulfill unreasonable requests. There is even discussion that under some circumstances the child should tansfer the caregiving duties to someone else because of this.

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Shlomo October 1, 2019
in response to Simcha Bart:

Thanks and have a sweet new year! Reply

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