Shekels and sense

Helping someone get on his or her economic feet is the sincerest form of charity, to paraphrase Maimonides. That includes giving “guidance regarding budgeting, financial planning, consolidation of loans, and so forth,” at least according to the book “The Challenge of Wealth: A Jewish Perspective on Earning and Spending Money” by Dr. Meir Tamari.

Which means that Paamonim, an Israeli nonprofit organization that helps people get their finances in order, would make Maimonides happy.


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