Chief Rabbi Lau Ensures Highway Building Observes ShemittahRabbi Lau heads down to the field to plan Jerusalem-Tel Aviv highway work and make sure it doesn't breach agricultural sabbatical.
Jerusalem Science Contest Marries Torah with Scientific ResearchThe Walder Science Center's annual contest sends a message: Torah and science do not contradict each other.
'Jewish Religious Economy is Capitalist and Socalist'Rabbi behind new Shemittah Park initiatives explains what the agricultural sabbatical teaches us about Jewish socioeconomics.
After Haredi Demands, Gaza Produce to be Sold in IsraelFor the first time since 2007, produce from Hamas-controlled Gaza will be available in Israeli vegetable shops.
Turning Hamas Rockets into Fruit TreesNew project asks for help planting 100,000 fruit trees in response to 1,000 Hamas missiles by Jewish New Year for the Shemittah year.
'Model Farms' to Feature Shemitta in ActionFarmers and students will be able to learn all about the Shemitta year at special "model farms" run by the Agricultural Ministry.
Special Knesset Subcommittee to Help Manage ShemittahThe Knesset on Monday established a special subcommittee to specifically deal with shemittah-related issues.
Govt. to Fund Shemittah Observance With NIS 100 MillionThe government is to set aside NIS 100 million in funding to help promote proper observance of the seventh-year shemittah sabbatical.