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    • Zev Davis
    • 12.12.09 | 19:16 (IST)

    I amazes me that the senator, who says he is Orthodox has passed by the Laws that relate to Tithing, as as keeping the corners of fields unpicked, and leaving the gleanings for the poor. In Halacha, yeah, where Halachic standards were used by the Beth Din, there were stiff fines for people who didn't pay their obligations to the Community Chest. T'would seem that the rabbis felt that Jews, at least had to take care of people who were less fortunate than the people who were fortunate. What I hear is that Mr. Lieberman is on good terms with Big Insurance which would mean that he shows more deference to the people who are more fortunate. Wachagoona do when the Yetzer HaRa works double time.

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