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Source Gittin 8a which is regarding what part of the mediteranien sea is obligated in Maaser (see 7b-8a) הנסין שבים רואין אותן כאילו חוט מתוח עליהם מטורי אמנון עד נחל מצרים מן החוט ולפנים א"י מן החוט ולחוץ חו"ל רבי יהודה אומר כל שכנגד ארץ ישראל הרי הוא כא"י The Islands in the Mediteranean sea within the imaginary line between the Mountain of Amnon Or ...


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There are 2 different mitzvot, one of tzedakah (giving charity to the poor) which is accomplished by giving away a few dollars (YD 249:2) and one of maaser (carefully separating 10% or more of your income, see here for more details). Your question is which non-Jewish organizations count against one's maaser obligation. In The tzedakah treasury p. 406, R ...


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I am not sure I understood the deepness of the question. But the Rash quotes the Gemara Eruvin 27b in which the exclusion of water and salt for maaser sheni is learned from drashot. One of them is cited by the Rash, Klal Ufrat Uchlal. For maaser sheni the necessary conditions are not only gidule Karka, but Peri Miperi Ugidule Karka or, following another ...


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