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Leah Nechama Finson

Connecting to Shmitta

February 7, 2008, by

This year is Shmitta. After six years of working the land there is a mitzvah to let it lie fallow. Perhaps this is the first shmita year since we made our Aliyah that I feel I am personally connecting to the mitzvah in a meaningful way. It represents a perfect combination of the laws that