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The ins and outs of taking challah
Is the mitzvah of taking challah tied to the Land of Israel? Does it apply abroad? Could you also please tell me, in short, what laws and procedures are involved in this mitzvah?
Is passionfruit subject to the laws of orlah?
I planted a passionfruit vine as a living fence. Do I have to wait three years to eat the fruit?
Torah VeHa’aretz Institute was founded more than 30 years ago in Kfar Darom, Gush Katif to forge a bond between Torah and the Land of Israel’s holy soil. The institute’s Zionist vision is to create a just society based on Torah law in the Land of Israel, with an emphasis on the relationship among Torah and the Land of Israel, agriculture, and technology. Torah VeHa’aretz Institute is currently situated in Shavei Darom, near Netivot, settling the Negev and making it bloom, while deriving its inspiration from the deep faith of the Jewish People.Read more…
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