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The Pushka
There are, of course, other ways to give charity. What's so special about the pushkah? Several things: more action, transformed space, elevated time...
Preserving the dignity of the receiver is a cornerstone of mitzvah of charity: Maimonides lists eight levels of giving, correlating to the degree to which the giver is sensitive to the needs and feelings of the recipient
The Hebrew word tzedakah, commonly translated as "charity," literally means "justice" or "righteousness" ...
How to give, how to receive, what it means, what it does, the cosmic significance, a dialog with the moon, and ramblings on stress and love...
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