[Avodah] economics 101

Ben Waxman ben1456 at zahav.net.il
Thu Jan 10 07:45:00 PST 2013

So would the rules of tzedaqa apply? If I spend 300 shekels on groceries 
in the TC's store, and the same groceries would cost me 200 shekels in 
Rami Levi, does this mean that I spent 100 shekels on tzedaqa that could 
be applied to my chiyuv?


On 1/10/2013 1:35 AM, Zev Sero wrote:
> On 9/01/2013 3:38 PM, Akiva Miller wrote:
>> My question is that with such a setup, the TC effectively*is* living
>> off charity. The question might be answered by pointing out that it is
>> a kavoddik non-blatant sort of charity, but I don't know if that makes
>> such a difference, especially if it is well-known.
> It's no different than choosing to buy Israeli products even if they're
> more expensive than similar products from other countries.

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