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Daily Lift #532

The Joy of Giving to Others

Whenever you help another person in any way, take pleasure and feel joy that you are fulfilling the commandment of "Love your neighbor."

It is especially important to express feelings of joy when giving charity to a poor person. In fact, showing displeasure when giving charity erases the merit of the giving!

(see Code of Jewish Law - YD 249:3; Yesod Veshoresh Hoavodah - Tzava no.45; Rabbi Pliskin's "Gateway to Happiness," p. 101)

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