Mishna, Pirkei Avot, 4:13
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רבי יהודה אומר הוי זהיר בתלמוד ששגגת תלמוד עולה זדון
Rabbi Yehuda said: Study with great care, for to err in teaching may be considered a deliberate sin. [CAJE translation]
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Suggested Discussion Questions:

1. According to this text, what is the goal of study?

2. Why would an error in teaching be considered a deliberate sin?

3. How would you apply this idea to our educational system today?

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Time Period: Rabbinic (Maccabees through the Talmud)