Babylonian Talmud, Nedarim 81a
תלמוד בבלי, נדרים פא עמוד א
הזהרו בבני עניים שמהן תצא תורה
Do not neglect the children of the poor, for from them will go forth the Law. [AJWS translation]

Suggested Discussion Questions:

1. Why are we commanded not to neglect the children of the poor? What does it mean that law will go forth from them?

2. What is the lesson of this text? To what extent do we live by this line?

Time Period: Rabbinic (Maccabees through the Talmud)