General Biblical Context

Rabbinic scholars teach that nothing in the world is worse than poverty – it is the most terrible of all sufferings.

Much of the Talmud can be contextualized to address the Jewish responsibility to care for hungry people. You can find key verses from weekly Torah portions and related thought-starters for sermons by following the links below:


Halachic Foundation of Jews Caring for Poor and Hungry People
 

Torah Portions

Bereishit/Genesis
Shemot/Exodus 
Vayikra/Leviticus
Bamidbar/Numbers
Devarim/Deuteronomy