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Moving beyond charity

Parshat Shoftim (Deuteronomy 16:18-21:9)

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/torah_portion/article/moving_beyond_charity_20080903

Parshat Shoftim (Deuteronomy 16:18-21:9) One of the biggest misnomers in the Jewish vocabulary is the translation of tzedakah as "charity." This mistranslation has gone on for so long in the American Jewish community that it's a hard habit to break.

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