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Tzedakah

     The tzedakah box and the tradition of giving tzedakah are a basic part of Jewish living. There are many forms of righteous behavior, but giving charity to those in need is among the most important one. 


The Tzedakah Box 
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 What Our Sages say about Tzedakah  (click on the link)

                                                         

   Featured Organizations of the Month

Each month will feature different organizations that would appreciate your donation.   Hopefully this list will inform about some groups you may not have known about.
To learn more about these charities, just click on the name:

 Seeds of Peace was founded in 1993, Seeds of Peace is dedicated to empowering young leaders from regions of conflict with the leadership skills required to advance reconciliation and coexistence.  Over the last decade, Seeds of Peace has intensified its impact, dramatically increasing the number of participants, represented nations and programs.  From 46 Israeli, Palestinian and Egyptian teenagers in 1993, the organization still focuses on the Middle East but has expanded its programming to include young leaders from South Asia, Cyprus and the Balkans.  Its leadership network now encompasses over 3,000 young people from several conflict regions.   Please go to their website to read more about this truly amazing effort toward a peaceful future.  www.seedsofpeace.org 

 American Jewish World ServiceAJWS is an international development organization motivated by Judaism’s imperative to  pursue justice.  AJWS is dedicated to alleviating poverty, hunger and disease amongst the people of the developing world regardless of race, religion or nationality through grants to grassroots organizations, volunteer service, advocacy and education.  AJWS offers numerous opportunities to travel and volunteer in Africa, Asia and the Americas, while exploring the connections between Judaism and social justice.  For more information and/or to donate, go to: www.ajws.org 

 Givat Haviva Educational Foundation- Givat Haviva Institute in Israel, founded in 1949, educates and acts to promote equality and human dignity within and between all elements of Israeli society.  Givat Haviva works to empower Israeli Jews and Arabs to close the gaps in society.  For more information and/or to donate, go to: www.givathaviva.org  

 Previously Featured

ORT AMERICA 

 MAZON

GJARN  HAZON YESHAYA JEWISH FUNDS FOR JUSTICE

AMERICAN MAGEN DAVID ADOM 

 

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