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Shemitah, Chapter 25: Practical Laws of Bi'ur

Shemitah, Chapter 25: Practical Laws of Bi'ur

How do we perform the mitzvah of bi'ur today? What do I do if I forgot to do bi'ur on time? On the procedure for rendering crops ownerless and related bi'ur laws.
Rabbi Moshe Bloom Hilchot Shemitah
Shemitah, Chapter 24: Halachic Principles of Bi'ur for Shemitah Produce

Shemitah, Chapter 24: Halachic Principles of Bi'ur for Shemitah Produce

What is the obligation of bi'ur and how is the bi'ur time determined for different types of produce?
Rabbi Moshe Bloom Hilchot Shemitah
Shemitah, Chapter 21: Additional Uses for Shemitah Fruit

Shemitah, Chapter 21: Additional Uses for Shemitah Fruit

Besides eating, how else may shemitah produce be used: on lighting candles, detergent, medicine, vitamins, paint, cosmetics, and more.
Rabbi Moshe Bloom Hilchot Shemitah
Shemitah, Chapter 20: Handling Shemitah Food in the Public Kitchen

Shemitah, Chapter 20: Handling Shemitah Food in the Public Kitchen

Guidelines for the public kitchen (based on Chapter 19 with several differences). What should the owner of a wedding hall do if shemitah fruits and vegetables are also being served?
Rabbi Moshe Bloom Hilchot Shemitah
Shemitah, Chapter 19: Handling Leftovers

Shemitah, Chapter 19: Handling Leftovers

What do we do with sacred scraps? Can we feed them to animals? Use them for compost? On properly handling leftovers with shemitah sanctity.
Rabbi Moshe Bloom Hilchot Shemitah
Shemitah, Chapter 18: Laws of Hefsed – Causing Shemitah Produce to Spoil

Shemitah, Chapter 18: Laws of Hefsed – Causing Shemitah Produce to Spoil

Laws of hefsed, avoiding actions that cause shemitah produce to be destroyed, spoiled, or reduced in volume, and on properly discarding leftovers and peels. Can we peel vegetables with edible peels? Can we feed a baby shemitah fruit?
Rabbi Moshe Bloom Hilchot Shemitah
Shemitah, Chapter 17: Producing Food at Home

Shemitah, Chapter 17: Producing Food at Home

What are the laws governing preparing wine, oil, and legumes at home? Can I throw away the grape residue? How much wine can I make during shemitah? How can I sprout legumes indoors during the shemitah year?
Rabbi Moshe Bloom Hilchot Shemitah
Shemitah, Chapter 16: Processing Food During the Shemitah Year

Shemitah, Chapter 16: Processing Food During the Shemitah Year

Can I use shemitah oil to fry schnitzel? Can I cook a shemitah watermelon or make apricot jam? Here we will look at the common food processing methods for various types of produce and the significance for shemitah.
Rabbi Moshe Bloom Hilchot Shemitah
Shemitah, Chapter 15: Arba Minim

Shemitah, Chapter 15: Arba Minim

Can we use arba minim that grew during the shemitah year? How do we tend to them? Buy or sell them? Plus: special halachot related to etrogim during and after shemitah.
Rabbi Moshe Bloom Hilchot Shemitah
Shemitah, Chapter 14: Otzar Ha'aretz – the Optimal Way to Observe the Shemitah Year

Shemitah, Chapter 14: Otzar Ha'aretz – the Optimal Way to Observe the Shemitah Year

What produce is sold at Otzar Ha'aretz stores? How does the distribution system work and what are the special guidelines that apply to each link in the chain?
Rabbi Moshe Bloom Hilchot Shemitah