Thursday, January 31, 2008

When the righteous die


"Rabbi Elazar said, citing Rabbi Chanina: A righteous person is lost [only] to his generation.

"To what may we compare it? To a person who lost a gem. Wherever the gem is located, it remains a gem; it is only lost to its owner."

(Talmud, Megilah 15a)

Have a good day,

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