Poverty

Source Sheet

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.
We know how important it is to feed food to those who do not have any, but what else can we/are we feeding them? Taught to the volunteers of the BJ Thursday lunch program.
An exploration of some Jewish values that may offer some useful connections with the emerging collaborative consumption movement. Add Rambam, Mishneh Torah, Laws of Opinions 3:1 Jerusalem Talmud, Kiddushin, end Jerusalem Talmud, Berachot, 57b
Sufficient for his needs: how are we to address poverty?
To whom does Judasm obligate us? How far out of our immediate circle does this take us?
Circles of Obligation
Exploration of the extent of our obligation to people who live in other parts of the world.
This source sheet looks at Torah sources on poverty and specifically feeding the hungry.
An examination of our obligations to feed the poor with an emphasis on the principle of preserving the dignity of those work in the fields and those receiving the aid.
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