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Why Shmita?

Why Shmita?

The Sefer HaChinuch gave a few reasons for the mitzva of shmita (mitzva 84), these are his golden words: A. One of the roots of the mitzva is to instill the concept of the renewal of the world in our hearts and to draw a strong picture of this concept in our minds. G-d created

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Preparing for Shmittah

Preparing for Shmittah

When the Beis Hamikdash stood, Shmittah did not begin on Rosh HaShanah, but thirty days before. This is called tosefes sheviyis. Just like we add some time onto Shabbos when it begins each week, we add some time before the Shmittah year. After the Beis Hamikdash was destroyed, Shmittah begins on Rosh HaShanah. There are

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Shmita Dictionary

Shmita Dictionary

What does “Yovel” mean? What’s is an Otzar Beis Din? What is Tosefes Shvi’is?
What are pirchei noi, sfichin, chanatah and so much more?
Our Shmita Dictionary offers concise definitions of everything related to Shmita!

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