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Shabbat Shalom

Yoav Kaufman 08/05/2010

Here’s a quick joke to take you into the Shabbat weekend… Source: Aish.com’s Jewlarious A Chinese businessman operating out of south China suffers a string of robberies. He calls up his associate in Israel and…

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Featured Cause: Beit Issie Shapiro

Yoav Kaufman 08/02/2010

Beit Issie Shapiro is Israel’s leading organization in the development and provision of innovative therapies and services for children with disabilities and plays a leading role in promoting the inclusion of people with special…

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Maimonides’ Eight Levels of Charity

Yoav Kaufman 04/10/2010

Mishneh Torah, Laws of Charity, 10:7-14 “There are eight levels of charity, each greater than the next.” 1. The greatest level, above which there is no greater, is to support a fellow Jew by…

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Better Than Charity

Yoav Kaufman 03/31/2010

Jewish tradition teaches that there is something even better than charity… Nearly a thousand years ago, the sage Maimonides wrote:”A loan is better than charity, for it enables one to help himself.” And Jewish…

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