Sunday, May 07, 2017
Punishment for Unnecessary Emendations
Rabbenu Tam (1100-1171), the greatest of the Tosafists, for example, wrote that it seemed to him that they "who emend needlessly will be sentenced to the chambers of hell."10
10 Sepher Hayashar, ed. S.F. Rosenthal (New York, 1959), p. 75.