Monday, August 18, 2008

Tzedakah vs. Korbanot [Temple Offerings]


"Rabbi Elazar said: It is greater to give tzedakah than to bring every korban [Temple offering], as it is written [Proverbs 21], 'One who performs tzedakah and justice is more choice, for Gd, than an offering.'"
(Talmud, Succah 49b)

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