Wise Fridays: Rewarding Activities

“The following are the activities for which a person is rewarded in this world, and again in the World-to-Come: honoring one’s father and mother, deeds of loving-kindness, and making peace between a person and his neighbor. The study of Torah, however, is as important as all of them together.”

Mishnah Peah 1:1

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