Shemittah

News for Shemittah

Rabbi Lau Ensures Highway Building Keeps Shemittah

Rabbi Lau Ensures Highway Building Keeps 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, 27/03/2015 15:45
Jerusalem Science Contest Meshes Torah and Science

Jerusalem Science Contest Meshes Torah and Science

The Walder Science Center's annual contest sends a message: Torah and science do not contradict each other.Gedalyah Reback, 26/03/2015 12:08
'Jewish Religious Economy is Capitalist, Socalist'

'Jewish Religious Economy is Capitalist, Socalist'

Rabbi behind new Shemittah Park initiatives explains what the agricultural sabbatical teaches us about Jewish socioeconomics.Gedalyah Reback, 23/03/2015 09:35
Gaza Produce to be Sold in Israel

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 , 05/03/2015 19:27
Turning Hamas Rockets into Fruit Trees

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, 12/09/2014 10:22
'Model Farms' to Feature Shemitta in Action

'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, 08/09/2014 17:01
Knesset Subcommittee to Help Manage Shemittah

Knesset Subcommittee to Help Manage Shemittah

The Knesset on Monday established a special subcommittee to specifically deal with shemittah-related issues.Moshe Cohen, 16/06/2014 17:15
Govt. to Fund Shemittah Observance

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.Yosef Berger, 01/06/2014 09:02