Suggested Discussion Questions:
1. What does this text imply about the responsibilities of the administrator of a Tzedakah fund? What does it imply about any other individual's responsibilities? Where are the limits of these responsibilities?
2. How do you think Binyamin HaTzaddik would have reacted had the petitioner asked for money for something other than food? If the petitioner had been only one person? If the petitioner had been male?
3. How does Binyamin's name relate to his position? To his actions in this story?