Keeping the Shmitta – Sabbatical – year, and the Yovel – Jubilee- in the land of Israel is an essential element of the nation of Israel’s relationship to the land of Israel, and our recognition that the land and all who dwell upon it, belong to HaShem. Recognizing that HaShem is the source of all is the secret of the Jubilee freedom we proclaim throughout the land.
Behar (Leviticus 25:1-26:2)
Parashat Behar is read on Shabbat:
Iyar 10, 5774/May 10, 2014