Thursday, December 19, 2013

The power of minhag


"How do we know that custom is substantive? Deuteronomy 9:14 states, 'Do not trespass the boundary of another, set by early generations.'"

מנלן דמנהגא מילתא היא שנאמר אל תסיג גבול רעך אשר גבלו ראשונים 

(Tur Choshen Mishpat 368, citing Rav Sherira Gaon)

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