Debt Crisis: National and International (Ki Tavo, Deuteronomy 26:1-29:8)

By Rabbi Dr. Shmuly YanklowitzSince the economic crash of 2008, millions of Americans have suffered as they drown in debt.The national economic picture has been grim during this Great Recession, which was largely brought on by deregulation of the financial sector, an increased desire for quick returns and easy availability of credit that turned much of the economy into a virtual casino. A few basic statistics make the extent of the damage clear:As of 2011, there were 8.2 million … [Read more...]