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Tag: Moses Maimonides
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Who would dream that Sheryl Sandberg and Moses Maimonides could be so alike? And that in 21st century America, both of their messages couldn’t be more relevant?
Whether Sheryl Sandberg of Facebook fame is talking about women aspiring to higher positions of power to make change,...
July 26, 2007 | 8:00 pmRabbi, physician and philosopher Moses Maimonides (aka the Rambam, 1135-1204) laid down rules for charity that have guided Jews through the centuries. Here they are, in simple English -- a good foundation for our Annual Giving Issue.
The Hebrew word tzedakah, unlike "charity"...