Wednesday, December 17, 2014

It is worth noting that many agricultural terms connect with the Shemitah as well as the economic and financial realms. The Shemitah impacts a nation’s material blessing, and its sustenance. The sowers and reapers of ancient Israel were to voluntarily cease from working for the duration of the Shemitah; in the modern world, economic downturns and implosions force people from employment and labor.