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Maaser by finnancing parents

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Rabbi Eliezer S. Weisz

10 Shevat 5763
Question
Can financial support for parents be counted as part of one’s maaser? The situation in mind is an elderly parent with small/insufficient savings/retirement funds who is having do to odd jobs to earn money; and still has a deficit. The child has a moderate income.
Answer
The answer is in the circumstances described -yes. esw
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