Parsha In Progress

When Productivity Got Canceled Biblically (Behar)

Parshat Behar: How the laws of ‘shmita,’ letting the earth lie unworked every seven years, echoes modern needs for periodic withdrawal

May 11, 2020

This week, we consider the sacrifices that go alongside growth and renewal, and how the commandment to let the earth rest impacted Biblical society, with insights into how those same implications play out today.

Parsha In Progress
When Productivity Got Canceled Biblically (Behar)
Parshat Behar: How the laws of ‘shmita,’ letting the earth lie unworked every seven years, echoes modern needs for periodic withdrawal
May 11, 2020
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