Rabbi Avi Havivi explores the ancient Sabbatical year and how its rules provided the opportunity for our biblical ancestors to heal their land, their society,and themselves. In the class Rabbi Havivi compare and contrasts the Torah's three passages on the subject.
This class is part of Temple Beth Am's Elul Learning Series 2021: (Re)Building our Home. The series includes classes on Shmita, Chevra Kadisha, Mental and Spiritual Health, Ritual Innovation, Combating Homelessness in our City, Torah learning, 20/30s Relationship Building and more. The series was organized by Beth Am Associate Rabbi Rebecca Schatz who introduces Rabbi Havivi. The class is also part of the Temple Beth Am Green Team Series (https://www.tbala.org/get-involved/green-team). It was conduced via Zoom on August 18, 2021.