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Text And Email Solicitation  

Rav Dovid Grossman, Rosh Bais HaVaad   Question: People today often receive text message and email solicitations for tzedakah. Is there an obligation to give a donation to each one? Answer: There is a Torah prohibition to refuse to give…

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Does Family Come First?  

Rav Dovid Grossman, Rosh Bais HaVaad Question: When giving ma'aser to poor people, can one give priority to needy family members? Is one obligated to do so? Answer: We learn from pesukim that needy relatives should be given priority when…

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The Hierarchy of Tzedakah

Rav Dovid Grossman, Rosh Bais HaVaad Question: Everybody has different worthy causes that speak to them and to which they like to give priority when giving tzedakah. For example, some people prefer to support yeshivos, while others like to give…

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The Differences Between Tzedakah and Ma’aser

Rav Dovid Grossman, Rosh Bais HaVaad   Question: We are all familiar with the terms “tzedakah” and “ma'aser”. Are these two words synonymous or do they have different definitions? Answer: While people often confuse the two, there are a number…

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