Judaism’s Commitment to Caring for the Poor and Hungry
A compilation of additional Jewish texts that speak to our tradition’s commitment to caring for the poor and hungry.
Genesis 1:11 And God said, "Let the earth sprout vegetation: seed-bearing plants, fruit trees..."
Exodus 23:10-11 Six years you shall sow your land and gather in its yield; but in the seventh you shall let it rest...
Leviticus 19:9-10 When you reap the harvest of your land, you shall not reap all the way to the edges of your field...
Numbers 15:18-19 "When you enter the land to which I am taking you and you eat of the bread of the land, you shall set some aside as a gift..."
Deuteronomy 24:19 When you reap the harvest in your field and overlook a sheaf in the field, do not turn back to get it...