Rich Jew, Poor Jew: We Mustn’t Let Prosperity Blind Us to Poverty

Studies show wealthier people give proportionately less to the poor. But it isn’t because they’re mean; they’re just detached from suffering.

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A rabbi friend of mine recently took a group of teenagers from his synagogue on a trip to Washington, D.C. The synagogue resides in a wealthy suburban area, where incomes are high, homes are large, schools are...