Danny Siegel, known as “The Pied Piper of Tzedakah” began asking for money from friends in the 1970’s, giving small amounts (less than $10) to “Mitzvah heroes” he met while traveling in Israel . His ZIV Tzedakah Fund has since that time distributed $6,700,000. His books are listed at 

Jewish Fund for Justice "addresses the causes and consequences of poverty on a non-sectarian basis."  

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Fred Rogers. The Giving Box: Create a Tradition of Giving with your Children. Running Book Publishers; 2000.

Just Tzedakah – The Web Resource for More Effective Tzedakah   

Many articles in Tikkun Magazine, and

Tell Me a Mitzvah: Little and Big Ways to Repair the World
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Danny Siegel and Judith Friedman. Tell Me a Mitzvah: Little and Big Ways to Repair the World.  Kar- Ben Publishing, 1993.

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Julie Salamon. Rambam’s Ladder: A Meditation on Generosity and Why it is Necessary to Give  Workman Publishing, 2003.

The Shefa Fund   

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Lawrence Bush and Jeffrey Dekro.  Jews, Money and Social Responsibility, Developing a “Torah of Money for Contemporary Life. B’nai B’rith Book Service, 1993.

From Gelt to Tzedakah by Lawrence Bush and Jeffrey Dekro   

Money and Meaning

New Israel fund pursues civil rights and justice for all Israelis, regardless of religion  

The Abraham Fund improves living standards for Israeli Arabs

The American Jewish World Service supports economic development projects in foreign countries


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