Chief Rabbi Lau Ensures Highway Building Observes Shemittah

Rabbi Lau heads down to the field to plan Jerusalem-Tel Aviv highway work and make sure it doesn't breach agricultural sabbatical.Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 3/27/2015, 3:45 PM

Jerusalem Science Contest Marries Torah with Scientific Research

The Walder Science Center's annual contest sends a message: Torah and science do not contradict each other.Gedalyah Reback, 3/26/2015, 12:08 PM

'Jewish Religious Economy is Capitalist and Socalist'

Rabbi behind new Shemittah Park initiatives explains what the agricultural sabbatical teaches us about Jewish socioeconomics.Gedalyah Reback, 3/23/2015, 9:35 AM

After Haredi Demands, Gaza Produce to be Sold in Israel

For the first time since 2007, produce from Hamas-controlled Gaza will be available in Israeli vegetable shops.Yaakov Levi , 3/5/2015, 7:27 PM

Turning Hamas Rockets into Fruit Trees

New project asks for help planting 100,000 fruit trees in response to 1,000 Hamas missiles by Jewish New Year for the Shemittah year.Ari Yashar, 9/12/2014, 10:22 AM

'Model Farms' to Feature Shemitta in Action

Farmers and students will be able to learn all about the Shemitta year at special "model farms" run by the Agricultural Ministry.Moshe Cohen, 9/8/2014, 5:01 PM

Special Knesset Subcommittee to Help Manage Shemittah

The Knesset on Monday established a special subcommittee to specifically deal with shemittah-related issues.Moshe Cohen, 6/16/2014, 5:15 PM

Govt. to Fund Shemittah Observance With NIS 100 Million

The government is to set aside NIS 100 million in funding to help promote proper observance of the seventh-year shemittah sabbatical.Yosef Berger, 6/1/2014, 9:02 AM