Some interesting op-eds on Israel and Judaism

n  In Times Of Israel, some comments on an enjoyable, humorous book called “John Lennon and the Jews.”

n  Should charity rules of Judaism be changed due to the changing tax laws? The word Tzedakah means justice – but is it justice for one to work hard and keep a small percentage of their income?

o   France’s affluent have recently been hit with a new 75 percent income tax. Should Jews who meet that criteria then be expected to give another 10 percent? Is the intent of Tzedakah for one to work hard, sacrifice, succeed and be left with just 20 percent of their income after taxes?

Read the whole article at: http://www.algemeiner.com/2012/12/28/should-the-jewish-laws-on-charity-change-with-the-new-tax-laws/

Ronn Torossian is CEO of 5WPR.

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Ronn Torossian About the Author: Ronn Torossian is the CEO of NY based 5W Public Relations, 1 of the 25 largest PR Agencies in the US. He is a member of Young Presidents Organization (YPO), a Jewish philanthropist and active in a number of worldwide Jewish organizations. More about Ronn Follow Ronn on: Facebook Google Plus Amazon RonnTorossian.com

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