Shmita 5775 - The restoration of an ancient tradition

Posted on 8/7/2014 by Israel Today

On September 25, 2014 the sabbatical year begins in Israel. It is also called the "Shmita year" or a year that the land is allowed to lie fallow. During a "shmita year" Israeli farmers will not harvest or cultivate the land or prune any trees for an entire year.

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