A Shmitta Beyond Prohibition
Tamar Weissman, a Torah scholar and sustainable farmer, discusses how the septennial commandment to leave the land fallow elevates one’s broader experience of Torah observance.
In this conversation with Tamar Weissman, a Torah personality and sustainable farmer living in Israel’s Galilee region, we discuss how the positive commandment to leave the land fallow once every seven years can elevate one’s broader experience of observance. Listen here:
About ‘One on One from Matan’: Our series on Vayikra is titled ‘Kedusha is in the Details’ and explores the way these laws try to elevate each of our most basic human functions: food intake, bodily functions, relationships, spaces of worship, and our use of time. ‘One on One’ is produced by Matan – The Sadie Rennert Women’s Institute for Torah Study.
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