The book, “Shemita – Halacha MiMekora”, deals with a wide range of topics related to the Shemita year. It begins with all the basic and intricate laws and continues with the relevant questions that pertain to practical application of the laws in the garden and in the kitchen during Shemita year. These include cultivating a garden, purchase of fruits and vegetables during the seventh year, debt relief and more.
The Halacha MiMekora Series presents diverse Halachic works that provide practical knowledge, together with a deep understanding of the foundations of the laws and the reasoning behind them. The reader is taken from the sources in the Torah, the Mishna and the Talmud all the way to Poskim (adjudicators of Jewish Law) of our generation. The books are written in a clear and orderly fashion, and are accompanied by tables, charts, pictures and graphics, as well as a summary of the practical Halachic application. The books are geared for anyone who desires to know the Halacha and understand its sources, and are suitable for the layman as well as the Torah scholar.