I was walking by a New York City store, when I saw something curious in the window. They looked like JNF tzedakah boxes. But they clearly weren’t.
Each had phrases that attempted to by funny, such as “I’m savin’ for some therapy!” or “I’m savin’ to quit my job!”
I picked up the cans and sure enough they were the exact same model as the good old JNF blue boxes. Same size, same shape, same placement of the hole at the bottom.
And perhaps my favorite was this one:
Pronounced: tzuh-DAH-kuh, Origin: Hebrew, from the Hebrew root for justice, charitable giving.