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Foundation of support

Giving tzadekah, which can be translated to English as either “charity” or “philanthropy,” has always been at the very heart of the Jewish way of life. Back in Skala in the 1930s, you could find in every Jewish home, even humble apartments like the one I shared with my parents, what was called a pushke, a little metal box with a slot into which we would deposit coins to help those even poorer than we were and to support the yeshivas and synagogues...


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