Shulchan Aruch, Yoreh De'ah 251:12
1 א
שולחן ערוך, יורה דעה רנא:יב
2 ב
שני עניים שחייבים ליתן צדקה, יכול כל אחד מהם ליתן צדקה שלו לחבירו.
Two poor people who are obligated to give tzedakah, they can each give their donation to the other. [AJWS translation]
3 ג

Suggested Discussion Questions:

1. What is the motivation behind this law? What is the author's purpose?

2. What can we learn about giving tzedakah from this text?

4 ד
Time Period: Medieval (Geonim through the 16th Century)