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Klal 68 Siman 19

1447 – Tenaim in Asiyas Hamitzvos – (Klal 68 Siman 19) – Spending Money for Mitzvos 11

 We are continuing in siman 19, discussing the halachos of spending money on mitzvos.   We have mentioned that one spends more than one fifth on pidyon haben (shiur 1444) and pirsumei nisa (1438). The Maharam Shik explains that when one has responsibility to another, such as giving money to the kohen, it generates a chiyuv …

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1446 – Tenaim in Asiyas Hamitzvos – (Klal 68 Siman 19) – Spending Money for Mitzvos 10

We are continuing in siman 19, discussing the halachos of spending money on mitzvos.  The Chofetz Chaim writes in Ahavas Chessed that the one fifth limitation does not apply to learning or supporting torah. In one of the versions of the Sefer, the publisher points out in his notes that the Chofetz Chaim brings a …

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1445 – Tenaim in Asiyas Hamitzvos – (Klal 68 Siman 19) – Spending Money for Mitzvos 9

 We are continuing in siman 19, discussing the halachos of spending money on mitzvos.  Regarding tzedakah, the Chofetz Chaim points out in Ahavas Chesed (which deals with tzedakah, maaser and other similar topics) that the Rambam seems to indicate that a person would be allowed to give more than one fifth of their money to …

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1444 – Tenaim in Asiyas Hamitzvos – (Klal 68 Siman 19) – Spending Money for Mitzvos 8

 We are continuing in siman 19, discussing the halachos of spending money on mitzvos. We have learned that one may refrain from performing a mitzvah (shev v’al taaseh) when the mitzvah will cost more than a fifth of their money, and must give up all of their money in order to avoid an aveirah. In …

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1443 – Tenaim in Asiyas Hamitzvos – (Klal 68 Siman 19) – Spending Money for Mitzvos 7

 We are continuing in siman 19, discussing the halachos of spending money on mitzvos. The Shulchan Aruch, in Yoreh Deah siman 157, paskens that one may refrain from performing a mitzvah (shev v’al taaseh) when the mitzvah will cost more than a fifth of their money, and must give up all of their money in …

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1442 – Tenaim in Asiyas Hamitzvos – (Klal 68 Siman 19) – Spending Money for Mitzvos 6

 We are continuing in siman 19, discussing the halachos of spending money on mitzvos. We learned about investing tircha into a mitzvah, and now we will return to discuss the monetary aspect. The Bavli never directly states that the takana of Usha, which states that one should not give more than one fifth of their …

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1441 – Tenaim in Asiyas Hamitzvos – (Klal 68 Siman 19) – Spending Money for Mitzvos 5 – Tircha 2

 We are continuing in siman 19, which discusses spending money for mitzvos. We left off discussing the chiyuv of an individual to travel for a mitzvah, and the question of the Chayei Adam whether a person is chayav to travel before the zman of the mitzvah has begun. The Chayei Adam brings a Gemara in …

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1440 – Tenaim in Asiyas Hamitzvos – (Klal 68 Siman 19) – Spending Money for Mitzvos 4 – Tircha 1

  We are continuing in siman 19, which discusses spending money for mitzvos. We learned that a person is chayav to spend even up to one fifth of their money to perform a mitzvah.    The Chayei Adam moves to discuss the extent of the tircha, the effort, that one must put into mitzvos. Generally, …

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1439 – Tenaim in Asiyas Hamitzvos – (Klal 68 Siman 19) – Spending Money for Mitzvos 3

 We are continuing in siman 19, which discusses spending money on mitzvos. We learned that one is chayav to spend up to one tenth, or one fifth, to fulfill a mitzvah. The Chayei Adam clarifies that this spending limit applies to fulfilling a mitzvah. To avoid transgressing an aveirah, the Chayei Adam writes that one …

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1438 – Tenaim in Asiyas Hamitzvos – (Klal 68 Siman 19) – Spending Money for Mitzvos 2

We are beginning siman 19, which discusses spending money on mitzvos. The Chayei Adam writes that a person must perform a mitzvah even if the mitzvah will cost a large portion of what they own. The Chayei Adam starts by saying that one must spend up to one tenth of their money for a mitzvah, …

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