Let's say one has a relative/parent who needs a life saving operation but does not have the financial means to pay for it or even get a loan, is one required to sell his property to help them?
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The passuk says "Tzedaka Tatzil Mimavess" (Mishlei 10:2) so while it may not be a chiyuv according Halacha, it certainly would be a legit segula to save them.