50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE REUNIFCATION OF THE CITY OF JERUSALEM “If I forget you, O Jerusalem, let my right hand forget its skill. Let my tongue stick to the roof of my mouth, if I do not remember you; if I do not set Jerusalem above my greatest joy” (Psalms 137: 5, 6). Through exile, […]
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The profitability of vegetable produce is going down, and the yields of bell peppers and tomatoes, the major crops grown in greenhouses in the Arava, cannot keep up with growing costs of cultivation. As a result of Israel’s difficult water situation the amount of water allotted to each farmer is becoming constantly smaller. In order […]
An incredible video about how KKL-JNF and Israel observe the shmita year. This is how #JNFIsThere to observe this special tradition that connects the Jewish people to the land of Israel. This Hebrew year 5775, is the sabbatical year (shmita). The seventh year of the seven-year agricultural cycle, mandated by Jewish tradition for the Land […]