Week 1: What is Tzedakah and why do I have to do it?

January 9, 2014 | Gail Greenberg

This week’s theme…

“Tzedek, Tzedek Tirdof”   Justice, Justice shall you pursue
(or what is Tzedakah and why do I have to do it?)

*Deuteronomy 16:20

Where do I start?  A Hand’s-on Guide

Know that you want to help but not sure where to start?  Answer these questions from Danny Siegel (www.dannysiegel.com) to help you learn more about how YOU can best help others!

The 6 Questions

Teaching Tzedakah to Kids

What does the Talmud say about giving Tzedakah?  How can we help our children learn more about this mitzvah?  Read this article to find out!

Tzedakah for Kids

Love Music?

Jewish and non-Jewish singers share their thoughts on helping others.  Check out how these two feel about the way things should be

Michael Jackson Man in the Mirror  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P5vz6iwV38U

Matisyahu One Day  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WRmBChQjZPs

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