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Kosher Fundraising: The Ethics of the Ask

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May 13, 2020
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55 min 59 sec
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Venue: YU Torah MiTzion Beit Midrash Zichron Dov YU Torah MiTzion Beit Midrash Zichron Dov

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References: Bava Batra: 9a Bava Batra: 8b Yoma: 87a Bava Metzia: 58b Taanit: 24a 

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Issues in Halachah and Canadian/Ontario law when raising tzedakah: May one call someone who has asked not to be called again? What about calling an emotionally vulnerable person? May a contractor donate billable time to the organization and claim a tax receipt or count it as maaser? May an organization re-route funds that were given in response to a campaign that had identified a specific need?

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Learning on the Marcos and Adina Katz YUTorah site is sponsored today by Ruth Peyser Kestenbaum and Miriam & Alan Goldberg to mark the ninth yahrtzeit of their father, Irwin Peyser, Harav Yisroel Chaim ben R' Dovid V' Fraidah Raizel Peyser and by the Polinsky, Miller, and Weiss families in memory of their dear father, grandfather, and great-grandfather, Avraham ben Menachem Moshe a'h