Wednesday, September 12, 2007

Perspectives on Shemitah

Hebrew University's library has put online historical documents relating to the historical controversies regarding the heter mekhirah (sale of land in Israel to avoid sabbatical prohibitions). Fascinating stuff: link

And the Jordan Times has a very intersting article about the sabbatical year from the perspective of Palestinian farmers: link (hat tip: link)

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