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Chachmas Adam 144 writes that one is supposed to give according to his means and as per the needs of the poor. Thus I conclude that if somehow 1 penny would be sufficient for the intended poor person needs and overall you are giving proportionately to what you can afford to give, then you are fulfilling the mitzvah. There is no minimum amount or shiur of a ...


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Rav Moshe Heinemann writes in multiple places over the last couple of years (2018-2020) that he believes a peruta is about ten cents. Hilchos Pesach (14:4) There should be a פרוטה for every person the Rav represents. I believe a פרוטה is about 10 cents today. Rav Moshe writes if you can’t buy anything with a penny, then it’s not considered a פרוטה . Even ...


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In the Steipler's Shiurin shel Torah he writes the Chazon Ish's opinion about the amount needed for each Mitzvah. When it is a Mitzva D'Oraisa like Sukkah, he uses 10cm as a Tefach - 60cm as an amah , but when it is a question of a D'Rabannan as seen in the topic of Ma'aka/fence on a roof (in a D'Rabbanan situation b'shas ha'dchak) he uses 9.6cm as a tefach -...


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