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Heter Hamechira

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The Natural Blessing in the in Shmita Year

In the ideal situation exisiting in the Land of Israel, there is no need for miracles. Torah study and life lead naturally to holiness.

The Natural Blessing in the in Shmita Year

The dispute over Conversion and the Heter Mechira

Similarities can be drawn between the controversies over the heter mechira and conversion to what is called traditional Jewish observance.

The dispute over Conversion and the Heter Mechira

The story of the Heter Mechira

The question of keepomg Shmitta laws as farmers and consumers arose with the 1st Aliyah founding of agricultural colonies in Eretz Yisrael

The story of the Heter Mechira

The Heter Mechira today

Despite Israel's flourishing economy, farmers cannot compete with growers who do not keep shmitta, thus for them it is a sha’at hadchak.

The Heter Mechira today

Heter mechira: The ideal way to keep Shmitta

Heter mechira fruits are preferable to those grown by non-Jewis. It fulfills the mitzvah of settling the Land by strengthening the farmers.

Heter mechira: The ideal way to keep Shmitta

I love Shmitta

Good Shabbos, Eretz Yisrael!

I love Shmitta

Govt. to Fund Shemittah Observance

The government is to set aside NIS 100 million in funding to help promote proper observance of the seventh-year shemittah sabbatical.

Govt. to Fund Shemittah Observance With NIS 100 Million