Tzedakah

Source Sheet

Rabbinic Sources on Poverty
A range of biblical sources only
i'm interested in learning about my heritage, but all of this history and all of these laws and rituals and texts are overwhelming -- how will i ever understand what Judaism is all about??
What do Jewish texts teach us about every Jew's personal responsibility to contribute to their community?
Exploration of the extent of our obligation to people who live in other parts of the world.
Exploration of the extent of our obligation to people who live in other parts of the world.
The background on the origin of our commandment to comfort mourners
What are the competing values when it is time to make decisions about tzedakah?
Is helping another enough? Does it matter what our frame of mind is? Do we really need to respect and protect the dignity of those we assist?
Sufficient for his needs: how are we to address poverty?
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