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Correction. This is the farmers’ request in 1895 for the Re-statement of the heter. Original heter of 1889 coming next week. https://t.co/FxnRaWH53G
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Here is the original request by the farmers for a solution for Shmitta in 1889. This request led to the famous “heter mechira” of R Yitzchak Elchanan of Kovno. Next week. https://t.co/6Oaj7OFGDQ

Here is the original request by the farmers for a solution for Shmitta in 1889. This request led to the famous “heter mechira” of R Yitzchak Elchanan of Kovno. Next week. https://t.co/6Oaj7OFGDQ AriBergmann photo

Challah on prime time…. https://t.co/KspZ5lp1kI
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What a beautifully braided and delicious challah! https://t.co/OWZVDM8nLd

Here are the Chazon Ish’s written notes on Rav Kook’s Shabbat Haaretz noting all the places where both were in agreement in regards to the issues of “heiter mechira,” selling the land to a non-Jew for the Sabbatical year https://t.co/V8ri1H66l6 https://t.co/XjafekLfpJ
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15 Cheshvan: R'Avraham Yeshaya Karelitz, the Chazon Ish (1878-1953). Regarded as the Posek Hador in his time. Author of the 23 volumes Sefer Chazon Ish that runs the gamut of the entire Torah, especially the Halachos pertaining to Eretz Yisrael. Buried in the Bnei Brak cemetery. https://t.co/rnjWWVvDsD