According to Rabbi D.B. Ganz the Bible favors a government that acts as a protector not a provider. Therefore, the Bible is anti-welfare state. Charity in the form of tithing, giving 10 percent of one’s income to charity is undermined by institutionalized altruism. When the government forces a population to engage in charity, the results are often not embraced by large segments of the populace, as is the case in America today.
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