Does the MB siman 53 s`k 35 mean to say one should not give shiurim (etc.) if one has personal satisfaction from it? Answer: The source for the Mishna Brura is the Sefer Chasiddim. A slightly different version of the story appears in Avos D'Rebbi Nosson Chapter 38. There it is clear that what Raban Shimon ben Gamliel was being punished for was not deriving pleasure and satisfaction from Torah. Rather that t ...Read more ›
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