Bar/Bat Mitzvah Giving
The Jewish imperative of helping the needy, known as tzedakah, is among the most cherished Jewish values.
Both are about righting the wrongs that are all too pervasive in our world.
A community that cannot address problems as real as its members' economic suffering leaves a lot to be desired.
The Israelites' dwellings in the wilderness provide us with a model for ensuring the existence and dignity of housing for all members of society.
One spiritual leader's approach to the relationship between giving and taking.