Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Rising for an elder


One is obligated to stand before a person who is age 70 or older, unless he is wicked in ignoring mitzvah observance. The obligation is to stand for Jews and non-Jews alike.

(Shulchan Aruch Yoreh Deah 244:1; Aruch haShulchan Yoreh Deah 244:9)

Have a great day,

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