Tag: Tzedakah

Rav Avigdor Miller on How To Help A Fellow Jew

Q: What is more important, praying for your friend or doing something tangible for him?

Rav Avigdor Miller on Evaluating Hachnasas Orchim Opportunities 

Q: How far should a person go to fulfill the mitzvah of hachnasas orchim? 

Rav Avigdor Miller on The Unfortunate Children

Q:  What benefit does Hakodosh Boruch Hu accomplish when children are born who are retarded, Down Syndrome, other things. And how can parents cope and deal with the situation?

Rav Avigdor Miller on Williamsburg Tzedaka

Q:  If a man comes to your door collecting tzedaka and he claims that he has thirteen children at home, how can you tell if he’s honest?

Rav Avigdor Miller on Unintentional Charity

Q: You said earlier (see yesterday’s Q&A)that one only gets reward for doing a mitzvah if there is intention added to the act. Can you discuss how that fits with what Chazal tell us that if you lose some money and a poor man finds it so you get reward for tzedaka.

Rav Avigdor Miller on A Guide to Gentile Charity

Q:  Should I be giving money to organizations like the Cancer Society, the Police Benevolent Association, and other gentile organizations when they solicit money from me?