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Julie Salamon

Originally posted July 2004

Rambam's Ladder

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America is a very generous country. Some figures show the average U.S. household donates $1,600 a year to charity. Yet many of us remain unsure of how we are supposed to give. What is the purpose of charity? What are we allowed to expect in return? A new book calls on the philosophy devised by a 12th century Jewish scholar to guide us.

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