Wise Fridays: Fraudulent Beggars

“The merit of charity is so great that I am happy to give to 100 beggars even if only one might actually be needy. Some people, however, act as if they are exempt from giving charity to 100 beggars in the event that one might be fraudulent.”

Rabbi Chaim of Sanz

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Restoring Wealth And Dignity

When a member of our community becomes poor we must restore his/her dignity as well as money.

Parashat Miketz: Coercion vs. Love

This Torah portion begs the question of whether it’s acceptable to use coercive power to have people to do something that’s good for them.

King Solomon & His Kingdom

Solomon the Wise, one of King David's three sons, built a truly organized and centralized monarchy.