Poverty

Source Sheet

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.
How food, the environment, and hunger and poverty are inter-related in the Torah.
A look at how Judaism talks about women's rights and poverty.
Who needs help? When there are many who need help, how do we prioritize our giving of time and resources?
Used as a discussion on Rosh Hashanah to encourage a discussion of the concentric circles of Tzedakah.
This text study, created by AJWS staff for Global Hunger Shabbat, uses both Jewish and secular texts to answer questions of our moral imperative to address global hunger.
How do Jewish sourceview our responsibility towards others?
Part four of five text and discussion sheets included within the Jewish Guide to Fairtrade - which can be found in full here.
Part one of five text and discussion sheets included within the Jewish Guide to Fairtrade - which can be found in full here - http://www.biggreenjewish.org/documents/synagogues/a-jewish-guide-to-fairtrade.pdf
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