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News and updates about Shmita

Shmita Year

The excitement of the shmita year: challenges with opportunities

Some aspects of the shmita year in Israel about which not everyone knows. As told by farmers and staff at the Torah and Haaretz Institute.

The excitement of the shmita year: challenges with opportunities

Shmita - Rest for the Man or for the Land?

Is it the land lying fallow that is the central theme, or are the Jews who do not work it during the shmita year the focus?

Shmita - Rest for the Man or for the Land?

Planting seeds: Changing ourselves and the world

There is a fascinating law that shares with us a difference in mindsets, a difference between Shabbat and the sabbatical year.

Planting seeds: Changing ourselves and the world

To live in Israel is to walk in trust

To live in Israel is to walk in trust

Watch: Planting Trees Post-Shmita in the Shomron

Arutz Sheva meets volunteers who speak of the special connection they feel to the land of Israel when they plant trees.

Watch: Planting Trees Post-Shmita in the Shomron

Rivlin Launches 'Shmittah Project' to Help Poor Families

Project to help 5,000 families in need, evaluate how Israel handles poverty. Rivlin: 'All Israel responsible for one another.'

Rivlin Launches 'Shmittah Project' to Help Poor Families