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Shemittah First-Hand

Shemittah First-Hand

Jewish farmers in Israel today talk about Shemittah and their lives

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The story of the farmer from Kfar Gideon
It was in 1950, after we had completed our army service. At first we lived in tents, in the middle of a barren wilderness. At that time, there were not yet water pipes reaching our moshav. We had to content ourselves with what could be grown in dry, rugged fields.
Nachum Luria’s orchards specialize in etrogim, only the best of which can be used in Sukkot celebrations.
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