Maimonides teaches that the mitzvah of tzedakah must
be performed with more care than any other positive commandment.
Therefore, it is extremely important to know how to perform this mitzvah properly.
Rabbi Breitowitz is a senior lecturer in Ohr Somayach, Jerusalem. He is the former rabbi of the Woodside Synagogue in Silver Spring, Maryland and associate professor of law at University of Maryland. He received rabbinical ordination from Ner Israel Rabbinical College and his law degree from Harvard Law School (magna cum laude). Rabbi Breitowitz has lectured around the country and in Israel, bringing his unique depth and breadth of scholarship and clarity of communication to bear on a broad range of subjects. He has published widely on issues of Jewish and secular law.
Lecture sponsored by Tzedakah, Inc. and Beth Sholom Congregation and Talmud Torah.