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Wealth: Who Needs It? 

At a Shabbat table a few years ago the topic of winning the lottery came up. Among the guests was a husband and his mother-in-law. The husband commented, “I wouldn’t want to win the lotto. Having money causes problems.” His mother-in-law replied without missing a beat, “true, but not having money also causes problems.” That back-and-forth stuck in my mind and has replayed itself many times; partially