Monday, March 16, 2009

Tzedakah as Justice


"The word tzedakah (צדקה) is from the word tzedek (צדק), which is justice, meaning for each one to receive his proper portion, and to give to all who exist that which is appropriate for them."

(Rambam, Moreh haNevuchim [Guide of the Perplexed] 3:53)

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