Behar-Bechukotai

All Reap, No Sow

דַּבֵּ֞ר אֶל־בְּנֵ֤י יִשְׂרָאֵל֙ וְאָמַרְתָּ֣ אֲלֵהֶ֔ם כִּ֤י תָבֹ֙אוּ֙ אֶל־הָאָ֔רֶץ אֲשֶׁ֥ר אֲנִ֖י נֹתֵ֣ן לָכֶ֑ם וְשָׁבְתָ֣ה הָאָ֔רֶץ שַׁבָּ֖ת לַהי  Speak to the Children of Israel and say to them: When you enter the land that I give you, the land shall observe a Sabbath rest for Hashem.  We have discussed the Sabbath as a day of rest for Hashem and for us. In last week’s Parashah, we covered the Shalosh Regalim (the High Holy Days), which the Torah also calls Shabbat, days of rest. In this parsha, Behar-Bechukotai, we are taught about the Sabbath for the land of Israel: for six years we may sow the field, prune the vineyards, and gather crops, but in the seventh year, the land shall have “a Sabbath of complete rest, a Sabbath for Hashem; you shall not sow your field or prune your vineyard…. A complete …

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