Charity means helping needy people voluntarily, typically in the form of money, or some other articles. There are many voluntary organizations, sometimes referred to as NGOs, that raise donations for benevolent causes and help poor and underprivileged people in the form of money or distributing items of their need. The wings of some big charitable organizations are spread across the globe in many countries. One such big name is International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (IFCJ).
Charity in Judaism
Charity is encompassed in tenets of every religion, but charity is quite significant in the ethics of Judaism religion, or Jewish. You can read IFCJ reviews to know how this organization is raising hundreds of millions of dollars in donations to help millions of poor and needy people across the globe. This organization has offices in Chicago, Jerusalem, Toronto, Seoul, and Sao Paulo is one of the largest charities in the world and rendered help to millions of people in over 25 countries.
Top Jewish charities
Jewish religion is known for philanthropy and many top Jewish charities such as Hadassah: Women’s Zionist Org. of America, American Joint Jewish Distribution Committee, PEF/ Israel Endowment Funds, American Jewish Committee, and more are engaged in fundraising activities. These organizations are on the top list of Forbes’ Top 200.
Jewish leaders and charity
Jewish is an ancient culture and its past leaders like rabbi Yechiel Eckstein have been motivating figures for Jewish community and have always inspired them to perform work for humanity and charity. The biography of Yechiel Eckstein illustrates the great work of this humanitarian figure.
Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein
Jewish people have big heart. Rabbi Eckstein was born into a family of wealthy army contractors and he was an authority in Jewish law in Lithuania. He was appointed as the rabbi of Navahrudak, where he served for 34 years, until his death. During his lifetime, he did great charitable endeavor.