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The Yeshiva World: HaGaon Rabbi Boruch Mordechai Ezrachi – “The Great Importance of Agudas Shmita is That it Introduces an Atmosphere of Shmiras Shviis”

The Yeshiva World: HaGaon Rabbi Boruch Mordechai Ezrachi – “The Great Importance of Agudas Shmita is That it Introduces an Atmosphere of Shmiras Shviis”

(Wednesday, September 10th, 2014) The chairmen of The Shmita Association enjoyed an in-depth question and answer session in HaGaon HaGadol Rabbi Boruch Mordechai Ezrachi shlita’s home, while he made in-depth inquiries about the nature of their innovative shmita project. This association gives every Jew, everywhere, the opportunity to personally take part in Shmita observance by allowing them

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The Yeshiva World: HaGaon Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky: “It is Praiseworthy To Buy [a plot of] Privately Owned Land [in Eretz Yisroel] in Order to Fulfill the Mitzva of Shmita

The Yeshiva World: HaGaon Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky: “It is Praiseworthy To Buy [a plot of] Privately Owned Land [in Eretz Yisroel] in Order to Fulfill the Mitzva of Shmita

This unique proclamation was made while the chairmen of The Shmita Association were enjoying a visit in Maran Sar HaTorah HaGaon Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky shlita’s home study.

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Jewish Tribune: Shmitta plan for Diaspora unveiled

Jewish Tribune: Shmitta plan for Diaspora unveiled

Judith Weil: Israeli townsfolk and jews living in the Diaspora will now be able to observe Shmitta. An organization named Shomrei Shviis (aka The Shmita Association) is offering Jews the world over an opportunity, not only to avoid transgressing the Shmitta laws, but also to keep them.  

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Mishpacha: SHMITTAH IS FOR EVERYONE

Mishpacha: SHMITTAH IS FOR EVERYONE

The night of Shavuos, 5767: A kollel student and a businessman sit and study the laws of shmittah in the Sadigura synagogue in Bnei Brak. Near midnight, the idea is born that will turn any interested jew, for a nominal fee, into a shmittah-observant farmer. by Avraham Zuroff with Chaim Schwartz Download printed version A

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5 Towns Jewish Times: Shomrei Shvi’it Launches Program To Facilitate Sabbatical Year Laws

5 Towns Jewish Times: Shomrei Shvi’it Launches Program To Facilitate Sabbatical Year Laws

Shomrei Shvi’it, a Jerusalem-based group dedicated to reinvigorating the observance of Jewish agricultural laws, has launched a new program that will give many Jews the chance to observe a number of mitzvos as never before. The program is simple, powerful, and inexpensive. The innovative new project will allow Jews in Israel and throughout the Diaspora

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Washington Jewish Week: Your chance to observe shmitta

Washington Jewish Week: Your chance to observe shmitta

Rosh Hashanah this year will bring shmitta, a sabbatical year during which, according to Torah, agricultural land is to lie fallow. So what, you say, you don’t own any farmland. Well, an Israeli organization has a solution: Buy a small plot of land, approximately 53 square inches, from us ‹ for $180 ‹ and you,

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Arutz Sheva: Diaspora Jews Can Participate in Mitzva of ‘Shmitah’

Arutz Sheva: Diaspora Jews Can Participate in Mitzva of ‘Shmitah’

A novel program enables Jews outside of Israel to observe the coming Sabbatical year (Shmitah), which is one of the mitzvahs that cannot be performed in the Diaspora. The Jerusalem-based Shomrei Shvi’it (literally “guardians of the seventh year”) gives Diaspora Jews the opportunity to purchase small tracts of land in Israel and leave them untouched

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The Australian Jewish News: New initiative enables Jews abroad to observe shmita

The Australian Jewish News: New initiative enables Jews abroad to observe shmita

JERUSALEM — A new initiative has been launched to enable observant Jews living outside of Israel to fulfill the mitzvah of shmita during the sabbatical year that commences in Rosh Hashana. According to the Torah, during the shmita year, which takes place once every seven years, farmland in the Land of Israel has to remain

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Globes: Jerusalem group organizes overseas observance of shmitta

Globes: Jerusalem group organizes overseas observance of shmitta

The project allows Jews living outside of Israel, and those in Israel who do not own land, to participate in the seventh year service. Globes’ correspondent 9 Aug 07 Shomrei Shvi’it, a Jerusalem-based group dedicated to reinvigorating the observance of Jewish agricultural laws, has launched a new program that will give many Jews the chance

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