Rabbinic sources, both ancient and modern, suggest that tzedakah plays an important role in the spiritual life of the donor.
The Haftarah (prophetic reading) for the second day of Sukkot
The Torah reading for the first two days of Sukkot
Jewish lifecycle ceremonies celebrate change, and sanctify the ordinary.
Is the Jewish people disappearing?
Traditionalist Jews have many objections to new, or renewed, lifecycle ceremonies.
Overview of various themes in Jewish lifecycle.
Gender & Sexuality
LGBT issues in Judaism
Does a fetus have the same legal status as a person?
History and Development of Tzedakah. Jewish Tzedakah. Charitable Giving.
Although often translated as “charity,” tzedakah is not equivalent to charity. Rather, its root means “justice.”
About Jewish Lifecycle. Jewish Ceremonies and Rituals.