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News and updates about Farmers

The unusual instruction to farmers in the border region

Farmers in the Gaza border area instructed to avoid fields adjacent to the border, due to ongoing IDF operations in Rafah, northern Gaza.

The unusual instruction to farmers in the border region

IDF forces thwart terror attack on Jewish community

Three terrorists attempt to infiltrate Makuk Farm, are arrested by IDF forces.

IDF forces thwart terror attack on Jewish community

Stolen sheep located in Bedouin encampment

An Israeli farmer noticed several head missing from his flock after being intimidated by Bedouin. Security forces found them in the Bedouin encampment an hour later.

Stolen sheep located in Bedouin encampment

Helping Israeli farmers:

Israeli and North American Jews help Israeli farmers

Since the start of the war, there has been an influx of Jews from North America coming to volunteer in Israel.

Israeli and North American Jews help Israeli farmers

Support the farmers:

Your chance to help farmers from the south

​​​​​​​Farmers in the south of Israel and the Gaza border area have been facing a widespread crisis in all aspects as a result of the war

Your chance to help farmers from the south

“We won’t let Hamas destroy our spirit!”

Farmers in Israel continue to fight by rehabilitating the land.

“We won’t let Hamas destroy our spirit!”

Weapons confiscated from Judea and Samaria farmers

An IDF official explained that the weapons were givin to the farmers to protect against terrorist, 'not to solve criminal conflicts.'

Weapons confiscated from Judea and Samaria farmers

Agriculture Min. to farmers:

'You're the best guards over the lands in Area C'

Agriculture Min. visits Binyamin Region farms, praises farmers. 'No better guards than hundreds of sheep, tended by an Israeli shepherd.'

'You're the best guards over the lands in Area C'

Hashomer meets with deputy Agriculture Minister

A nonprofit dedicated to protecting Israeli agriculture met the deputy Agriculture Minister to brief him on the challenges facing farmers.

Hashomer meets with deputy Agriculture Minister

Is working in Eretz Yisrael a Mitzva?

The Chatam Sofer had an illuminating explanation of the famous dispute between Rashbi and Rabbi Yishmael about Torah study and work.

Is working in Eretz Yisrael a Mitzva?

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

Shemittah alert:

Arab farmers falsely labeling produce, rabbis warn

Alert supervisor noticed missing pallet of cucumbers. "It was clothing, not vegetables," claimed Arab farmer.

Arab farmers falsely labeling produce, rabbis warn

Shlach: The spies and the First Fruits

Farmers bringing their First Fruits to the Temple know what the Spies did not relate to.

Shlach: The spies and the First Fruits

Meet the farmers keeping shemittah 'the way it's meant to be'

Am Yisrael Chai is supporting farmers who are keeping the laws of the Sabbatical year - you can support them, too.

Meet the farmers keeping shemittah 'the way it's meant to be'

Are fruit & vegetable prices about to drop?

Agriculture Minister to publish outline for tax reforms & benefits to Israeli farmers, resulting in annual savings of NIS 840 per family.

Are fruit & vegetable prices about to drop?

Will Liberman's plan to cancel tariffs lead to price cuts?

Farmers claim supermarket cartels fix high prices; cutting import tariffs will be their death sentence.

Will Liberman's plan to cancel tariffs lead to price cuts?

Biden canceling Trump’s COVID food relief program

USDA Farmers to Families Food Box took fresh produce, dairy and meat unneeded by companies and gave it to food banks.

Biden canceling Trump’s COVID food relief program

The struggle for Israel isn’t over yet

The organization that saves the farmers from risk of closure has launched a crowd-funding campaign.

The struggle for Israel isn’t over yet

Farmers vs Iron Dome

Southern kibbutz sues Defense Ministry for compensation after farmers banned from working in fields.

Farmers vs Iron Dome

‘We’ve been milling our heads off’

For some small kosher food purveyors, the coronavirus era is boom time.

‘We’ve been milling our heads off’

Palestinian Authority arresting Arabs working for Jewish farmers

'Securitists' movement says PA is trying to destroy Jordan Valley agriculture.

Palestinian Authority arresting Arabs working for Jewish farmers

Tu B'Shvat: Israel’s Green Day and the hydroponics revolution

Tu B'Shvat: Israel’s Green Day and the hydroponics revolution

Jordan closes entrance to Naharayim

As 25-year lease ends, Jordan closes enclave on Israel's side of the Jordan River to Israelis.

Jordan closes entrance to Naharayim

Israeli farmers to Jordan king: Don't cut us off from our lands

Ahead of termination of land lease, Jordan Valley Council turns to Jordan's King Abdullah. 'Let us meet and reach an agreement.'

Israeli farmers to Jordan king: Don't cut us off from our lands

Gush Katif evacuees accuse state of reneging on compensation

Families demand tens of millions of shekels from State for canceling compensatory land agreement, threatening their economic collapse.

Gush Katif evacuees accuse state of reneging on compensation

IDF won't buy vegetables from Gaza

IDF no longer purchasing vegetables from farmers in Gaza, Tulkarm, report says.

IDF won't buy vegetables from Gaza

Trump: Monitor killings of South African white farmers

President calls on Secretary of State to 'closely study' confiscation of white land by government and murder of farmers.

Trump: Monitor killings of South African white farmers

Farmers threaten to go to Supreme Court over Turkish tomatoes

'High prices from retail chains cartel gross profit of 70% what consumer pays; public sees high prices don't trickle down to farmers.'

Farmers threaten to go to Supreme Court over Turkish tomatoes

Finance Minister announces drought in Negev

Finance Minister approves recommendation to compensate farmers for loss of produce caused by drought.

Finance Minister announces drought in Negev

Defense Minister may compensate Gaza Belt farmers

Defense Ministry examines possibility of compensating farmers ordered to stop working during security incidents along Gaza border.

Defense Minister may compensate Gaza Belt farmers

Good news for religious farmers

New fund seeks to support farmers observing Jewish laws of Sabbatical year, during which cultivation of land is forbidden.

Good news for religious farmers

Revenge of the Jordan Valley farmers

After Jordan Valley farmers suffer from destruction of fields and equipment by Arabs, regional council head takes an unusual step.

Revenge of the Jordan Valley farmers

Farmers from Gush Katif to receive greater compensation

Jerusalem District Court rules that expelled farmers of Gush Katif are entitled to compensation according to current property values.

Farmers from Gush Katif to receive greater compensation

Farmers: Government is destroying agriculture

Hundreds of farmers gather in Jerusalem to protest government's agriculture policy.

Farmers: Government is destroying agriculture

Farmers launch tractor protests against free trade

Israeli farmers demonstrate against low consumer prices and imported produce, demand government implement protectionist policies.

Farmers launch tractor protests against free trade

Police: Farmer who killed Palestinian fired in self-defense

Police have sided with a farmer who shot at three Palestinian burglars trying to steal his truck - and killed one.

Police: Farmer who killed Palestinian fired in self-defense

'Security forces need to change priorities in farming areas'

MKs Ohana and Broshi submitted a petition this morning to the Interior Security Minister to address the issue of defense in rural areas.

'Security forces need to change priorities in farming areas'

'If the State doesn't defend me, I must defend myself'

Dr. Jodi Broder of the Ono Academic Institute relates to the ethics of self-defense in the wake of the Beit Elazri shooting incident.

'If the State doesn't defend me, I must defend myself'

2,700-year-old farm found in Rosh Ha'ayin

First Temple period farmhouse, along with 1,500-year-old church featuring colorful mosaics, discovered ahead of building new neighborhood.

2,700-year-old farm found in Rosh Ha'ayin

The Israeli App that Will Help Farmers Around the World

Pickapp, developed in the Arava region, combines location platforms with agro-technics to build a revolutionary map.

The Israeli App that Will Help Farmers Around the World

Report Indicates Milk Consumers Are Being Milked

Consumers in Israel pay more for milk, but an Agriculture Ministry study shows that production costs in Israel and the EU are very similar.

Report Indicates Milk Consumers Are Being Milked

Israel Faces Almost Unprecedented Water Crisis

Agricultural official says only a 'climate miracle' can prevent severe crisis unless gov't increases desalination efforts.

Israel Faces Almost Unprecedented Water Crisis

Arabs Damage Fences of Jewish Communities

Farmers from communities in northern Israel discovered that the fences of their communities had been damaged by their Arab neighbors.

Arabs Damage Fences of Jewish Communities

Farmers Won't Deliver Fruits and Vegetables

For the first time in the history of the State of Israel, the farmers will hold a three-day strike next week, withholding all fresh produce.

Farmers Won't Deliver Fruits and Vegetables

ZOA Demands Equal Protection for Jewish Farmers

Israel provides special protection to Palestinian Authority farmers, but terrorists constantly attack Jewish farms. The ZOA demands equality.

ZOA Demands Equal Protection for Jewish Farmers

Gaza Arabs Sue Gush Katif Farmers

No relief in sight for the 400 Gush Katif farmers. Not only are 70% still unemployed, but their former workers – Arabs from Gaza – are suing them!

Gaza Arabs Sue Gush Katif Farmers

Holy Cow! Calf Kicks, Cement Wall Falls on Farmer

Israelis raise tough cows, it seems. A Jewish farmer almost kicked the bucket when a half-ton calf collapsed a cement wall on his legs.

Holy Cow! Calf Kicks, Cement Wall Falls on Farmer

Bibi Tells Expulsion Victims Helping Them is 'National Mission'

Netanyahu backed expelling Gaza farmers until he objected when the deal was done. He told them Monday that helping them is a “national mission.”

Bibi Tells Expulsion Victims Helping Them is 'National Mission'

Farmers Demand Foreign Labor, Sales to Gaza

Farmers clashed with immigration police Monday and demanded foreign laborers. Fruit farmers want increased sales to Gaza.

Farmers Demand Foreign Labor, Sales to Gaza

Defending Zionist Farmers: The 'Jewish Guards' Rise Again

Jews have revived the old Jewish Guard (HaShomer) in order to protect Zionist farmers from Arab and Bedouin marauders.

Defending Zionist Farmers: The 'Jewish Guards' Rise Again