5781: A Shmita Year

Liz P.G. Hirsch

About Liz P.G. Hirsch

Rabbi Liz P.G. Hirsch serves Temple Anshe Amunim in Pittsfield, MA. Prior to her ordination at HUC-JIR in New York, she received a B.A. in Environmental Studies from Brown University. She is also an alum of the Arava Institute on Kibbutz Ketura.

About 5781: A Shmita Year

As we prepare for a shmita year in 5782, I reflect on the lessons of 5781. This is my lived experience during the pandemic, which in many ways felt quite like a year of shmita.