Why Is Tzedakah So Important?

Picture of a tzedakah bank to hold your charity contributions

Tzedakah bank

“Tzedakah—often translated as charity—is a mainstay of Jewish life. The sages teach that the world was built upon kindness. However, tzedakah goes one step beyond. Literally translated as “justice” or “righteousness,” tzedakah tells us that sharing what we have with others isn’t something special. It’s the honest and just thing to do…”  read more >

From Chabad.org.