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Aharei Mot-K’doshim: The Stranger, the Fatherless, and the Widow
Wednesday, April 17, 2013 by Torah Talk with Michael Carasik | Jewish Ideas Daily » Weekly Portions

How much of the harvest can you \"forget\" before you\'re allowed to go back and collect it instead of leaving it for the poor? (Click here for source sheet.) Download
Tithing and Taxes Tithing and Taxes
Friday, April 12, 2013 by Shlomo M. Brody | Jewish Ideas Daily » Daily Features

A significant proportion of tax revenue is used for charitable purposes: food stamps, Social Security, housing assistance, public healthcare.  May Jews therefore count tax payments as charitable contributions?
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