Shmitah - A Sabbatical for the Land

"But in the seventh year shall be a Sabbath of rest unto the land, A Sabbath for the Lord: thou shalt neither sow thy field, nor prune thy vineyard." 
Leviticus 25,4.

 

Shmitah - The Whats and Whys

Shmitah - The Whats and Whys

The Torah instructs the people of Israel to refrain from working the land during one year out of a cycle of seven, a year called the sabbatical year. Underlying the commandment of the sabbatical year are social and spiritual concepts.

Chief Rabbinate Shmita Guidelines for KKL-JNF

Chief Rabbinate Shmita Guidelines for KKL-JNF

KKL-JNF conducts its forestry work in accordance with the special instructions for the Shmita year as formulated by Israel's Chief Rabbinate.
 

Fruit of the Earth - a Shmitah Year Program

Fruit of the Earth - a Shmitah Year Program

Fruit of the Earth is a special educational program for the Israeli Sabbatical Year, created by the KKL-JNF Youth and Education Divison for schools and youth groups.