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Are infirm people who can’t work obligated to give tzedakah

Shulchan Aruch Yoreh Deah siman 248 siff 1 reads: כל אדם חייב ליתן צדקה אפילו עני המתפרנס מן הצדקה חייב ליתן ממה שיתנו לו So the answer is yes.
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Does halacha strongly encourage the use of aggressive medical interventions?

This article Jewish Perspectives on End-of-Life Care https://www.myjewishlearning.com/article/jewish-perspectives-on-end-of-life-care/ presents a useful general overview. To quote from the article it ...
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Does halacha strongly encourage the use of aggressive medical interventions?

I think you're jumping to a conclusion that halacha demands the maximum possible every time. That's a bit of a straw man. There is a range of opinions here, put mildly, even among contemporary ...
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Theodical arguments from Bereshit Rabbah 69:5 - why are they rarely if ever used?

I seem to remember this being at least part of subject of a book by Rabbi Adin Even Yisroel Steinsaltz, A”H, called, “The Long Shorter Way”. I can’t recall if he actually quoted the source you are ...
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Why does Hashem, Who is all-merciful, let children get cancer and suffer and die?

Apparently God doesn't think so. However, you're welcome to make that argument next time you pray, similar to Moshe's after the Eigel debacle.
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