The word “tzedaka” is often equated with making a donation to charity or dropping spare change in the tzedaka box (or pushke) at the synagogue or in a Hebrew school classroom. This webinar will delve into the deeper meaning of tzedaka, which is better translated as “justice” or “righteousness.”
Why is tzedaka a core value in Judaism? What is the connection between tzedaka and being a mensch? To whom should tzedaka be directed?
The following links are provided as resources on the topic of tzedaka. These materials are provided for discussion purposes and do not necessary represent the views of Menschwork or of the webinar facilitator.