Cedars of Lebanon: Why a Jew Studies
Scripture says: ‘To love the Lord thy God, to hearken to His voice. . . .” Thus, a man must not say: I shall read so that they will call me sage, I shall study so that they will call me rabbi, I shall learn so that I may become an elder and hold a seat in the assembly. No, you shall learn out of love of God, and glory may come to you after that.
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