How Does Tzedakah Given L’Ilui Nishmas Work?
Discussion of how a child’s conduct can bring reward to a parent after the parent’s passing. Chinuch viewed as an investment that gives dividends for years to come. Discussion of giving tzedakah l’ilui nishmas a person unrelated to the giver, and who didn’t influence the giver.
Insights into Yizkor, encompassing tefillah and tzedakah for the deceased.
The limits on a child’s ability to improve a deceased parent’s situation in olom haba.
Citations: This shiur references Sefer Chasidim # 1171 and #170.