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April 2017

Tzedakah

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Tzedakah Boxes – Charity in the Tanakh or Hebrew Bible Pirkei Avot 2:8: Hillel used to say, The more tzedakah, the more shalom. Jews, who are only about 2% of the American population, are 30% of America’s most generous donors. Similarly, a 2003 study (reported in the Jewish Journal) found that 24.5% of all “mega-donors” (people who donate more than $10 million a year to charity) are Jewish. “Tzedakah” is the Hebrew word for the acts that we call “charity” in English: giving aid, assistance and money to the poor and needy or to other worthy causes. However, the nature of tzedakah is [...]