Preparing for Shmita: a 3-part series with Hakhel

Date: July 7, 2021
– July 21, 2021
Time: 2:30 pm
– 3:30 pm
The shmita year starts soon and it’s time to prepare! Hakhel and Hazon are partnering to bring you a series of webinars lead by Rabbi Aharon Ariel Lavi that explore the shmita tradition and how to bring it into our lives, families, and communities.

Shmita 101 – July 7th, 2:30pm EST / 9:30pm Israel time

  • The 7 parts of Shmita
  • The key ideas behind it
  • The philosophy of living through crises

Shmita Hands On – July 14 2:30pm ET/9:30pm Israel Time

  • The practical aspects of Shmita in your own garden
  • Shmita and food
  • Shmita and debt relief

Shmita In-Person – July 21 2:30pm ET/9:30pm Israel Time

  • Shmita in our personal lives, a celebration of cessation
  • Coming up with our rituals for observing Shmita
  • Shmita, economic cycles and the post-Covid job market