Tzedakah is not just about charitable contributions, but about justice and righteousness.
A Jewish institution that takes the shame out of sharing.
Both are about righting the wrongs that are all too pervasive in our world.
Tzedakah, or righteousness, is often interpreted as charity, because Judaism views giving as the ultimate act of righteousness.
How much should you care?
Rabbinic commentators interpreted the law of leaving the corners of one's field for those in need in light of their own concerns about the poor.
Even when times are tough, we still must give.
Jewish law demands that everyone have adequate and permanent housing.
How to find meaningful community service post-retirement.
Suggestions for adding social action to this rite of passage.
The best forms of charity make the recipient self-sufficient.
Rabbis Without Borders
Judaism obligates us to call out our fellow’s unethical behavior and encourage them to change it.
A group of Jewish women from Seattle began this community micro-lending effort.
One of the Torah's central insights is its effort to minimize human ownership.
Obligations to the poor at harvest time.