Friday, September 21, 2007

Why it's Such a Great Mitzvah to Eat Erev Yom Kippur

Why is it such a great mitzvah to eat on Erev Yom Kippur? Because when we realize the dread and awe of Yom Kippur, we have no desire to eat, yet we force ourselves to eat, since we are commanded to do so. (The Rebbe, Reb Elimelech of Lizensk)

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