Blog Posts - Tzedakah



Do You Give to the Ones Who Are Drunk?

Good friend Rivvy Neshama has written a book, Recipes For a Sacred Life: True Stories and a Few Miracles, that is the accumulation of a life’s gained wisdom. Panning through the grains of the sad red earth, we see the fool’s-gold sparkl...
by the sad red earth on Dec 23, 2013

Eighth Night For Ethan

**This is an edited and updated version of an appeal I gave at my synagogue's Yom Kippur morning services this year. The call for action is still just as relevant today almost three months later.I stand before you as an alumnus of the URJ Goldman Uni...
by dawnponders on Nov 21, 2013

Economics and Social Justice in Jewish Law Part 5: Taxes and Tzedakah (Charity)

In the fifth installment of his Economics and Social Justice series, Rabbi Yuter explores the relationship between Taxes and Tzedakah (Charity) in Jewish Law and the halakhic implications of one's perspective.
by YUTOPIA on Mar 28, 2011

Economics and Social Justice in Jewish Law Part 4: Social Welfare Programs

In the fourth installment of his Economics and Social Justice series, Rabbi Yuter discusses the concept of charity / tzedakah in Judaism from a holistic perspective, exploring the parameters of charity in creating a just social order.
by YUTOPIA on Mar 21, 2011

Tzedakah: Charity in Judaism

• Helping the poor and needy is a duty in Judaism• Jews are among the most generous donors to charities• Jews do not limit their generosity to Jewish charities• Rambam organized ways of doing tzedakah by their level of meritOnce in a comedy m...
by Israel And Judaism on Jan 21, 2011

Tzedakah: Charity in Judaism

• Helping the poor and needy is a duty in Judaism• Jews are among the most generous donors to charities• Jews do not limit their generosity to Jewish charities• Rambam organized ways of doing tzedakah by their level of meritOnce in a comedy m...
by Speedy's Media on Jan 21, 2011


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