Social Justice, Poverty, Etc.
(לא) עֹ֣שֵֽׁק־דָּ֭ל חֵרֵ֣ף עֹשֵׂ֑הוּ וּ֝מְכַבְּד֗וֹ חֹנֵ֥ן אֶבְיֽוֹן׃

He who oppresses the poor, blasphemes his Maker. He who is gracious to the needy honors God. [JPS translation]

Suggested Discussion Questions

1. Who are the players in this text – seen and unseen?

2. What power dynamics are at play?

3. What social justice themes emerge from this text?