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Talking and Teaching about Tzedakah

Tzedakah Box/Ritual Objects

The Writing on the Wall

Mar 02, 2012 by Yehuda Kurtzer

Five years of leadership in an “independent minyan” – part of the landscape of innovative or D.I.Y. Jewish projects increasingly littering and challenging the mainstream Jewish organizational framework – kept me safely distant from some of the classic architecture of old synagogue... Read more

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Where Does Pursue Give? Part 1

Jan 18, 2012 by Chanel Dubofsky

This past Tuesday, January 10 was the launch of the Where Do You Give? National Design Competition. The competition challenges designers, artists and conceptual thinkers to create a 21st century icon inspired by the values and imagery of the traditional tzedakah box that reflects our... Read more


On the 7th Night of Chanukah: Help me Make a Tzedakah Plan!

Dec 26, 2011 by Rachel Petroff Kessler

When I was little, giving Tzedakah was fairly straight forward. A portion of your allowance? Into the tzedakah box. Find a penny on the street? Into the tzedakah box it goes. Then once or twice a year, we’d dump all the money out onto the dining room table and count it up, lining up neat... Read more

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