Well done, Yid With Lid.
"The book of Leviticus (25:23) says:"
“If your brother becomes impoverished and his means falter in your
proximity, you shall strengthen him proselyte or resident so that he can
live with you”
"Notice it says live with you, it does not say live in a
government facility, because the obligation is on the individual. In
rare times the community was called on to pick up the slack but it was
never the community government, but it was the local Rabbi who would
lead the effort. The Hebrew word for charity, tzedaka, has in it root
the word tzedek which means righteous, because we are taught that giving
charity one of the keys to righteousness."
"I once read that when God created the world, sparks of his holiness were
spread across the earth. Every time that a person makes the choice of
performing a righteous act, one of those sparks is purified and sent
back to heaven, through that process we become closer to God."
"Liberal/Progressive government takes away that choice. It assumes that
left to our own devices, we will do the wrong thing (or at least what
they say is the wrong thing), government takes over the role of God, and
steps in to control our decisions. Liberalism takes away our personal
choice and gives it to the government, retarding our spiritual
development and most importantly, the opportunity to get closer to our