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Tuition breaks and Tzedaka

Tuition breaks and Tzedaka

Question:
If one send his children to a yeshiva where they charge a very high tuition for attending but are are very lenient with breaks to those who need if one takes a tuition brake is it permitted for him to give any charity to other places because if charity is only given on net profit technically he has no net profit if he cant afford the full tuition bill and therefore perhaps he must give any charity to the yeshivah to help pay off the balance that he didn’t pay in tuition.

Answer:

He may still give tzedaka, but it should only be minimal, not like an average person, and certainly not Maaser.

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