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List of Herbs - Classification as Trees or Vegetables vis-à-vis Kila'im

List of Herbs - Classification as Trees or Vegetables vis-à-vis Kila'im

This comprehensive list of common herbs with English, Hebrew, and Latin names, categorizes them as trees or vegetables, to avoid kilei zera'im and kilei hakerem. Since different halachic guidelines govern kila’im for vegetables and trees, this is a valuable reference.
Agronomist Dr. Mordechai Shomron Mitzvot of the Land
Shemitah, Appendix A: Shemitah Sanctity and Bi'ur times for Fruit

Shemitah, Appendix A: Shemitah Sanctity and Bi'ur times for Fruit

When does each kind of fruit have kedushat shevi'it and when is its' bi'ur time? Appendix A of the Consumer's Guide to Shemitah.
Rabbi Moshe Bloom Hilchot Shemitah
Orlah, Chapter 8: Neta Revay

Orlah, Chapter 8: Neta Revay

The laws governing neta revay, fourth-year saplings. Plus: can you redeem neta revay in the Old City of Jerusalem?
Hilchot Ha'aretz, pp. 147–150 Hilchot Orlah
Shemitah, Chapter 27: Laws of Shevi'it during the Eighth Year

Shemitah, Chapter 27: Laws of Shevi'it during the Eighth Year

Shemitah laws relevant to the eighth year: shemitah sanctity, hefker, bi'ur terumot and ma'aserot. If I pick fruits or vegetables at the beginning of the eighth year, can I eat them? Do I need to separate terumot and ma'aserot?
Rabbi Moshe Bloom Hilchot Shemitah
Pesach: Biur Ma'aserot and Viduy Ma'aserot, Nissan 5782

Pesach: Biur Ma'aserot and Viduy Ma'aserot, Nissan 5782

Biur and viduy ma'aserot are unique mitzvot that occur once every three years; this year (5782) is one of them. On the halachot of biur and viduy ma'aser as they apply today plus the texts recited as part of viduy ma'aserot.
Rabbi Moshe Bloom Mitzvot of the Land
Shemitah on one foot

Shemitah on one foot

The laws of shemitah are intricate and many. This concise guide sums up the major concepts and laws involved in shemitah, presented in infographic form for clarity. The guide includes consumerism, kitchen management, gardening, bi'ur laws, and more.
Hilchot Shemitah
Shemitah, Chapter 4: Which Types of Produce have Shemitah Sanctity?

Shemitah, Chapter 4: Which Types of Produce have Shemitah Sanctity?

Which crops have shemitah sanctity and which crops do we treat as sacred due to doubt—classification according to type and purpose.
Rabbi Moshe Bloom Hilchot Shemitah
The Practical Laws of Orlah

The Practical Laws of Orlah

Orla is a mitzvah from the torah, even in our days. In this articles we will discuss a few of it's practical halachot
Rabbi Moshe Bloom Mitzvot of the Land
Shemitah, Introduction#3 - Instructions to the Reader

Shemitah, Introduction#3 - Instructions to the Reader

Introduction to the English version of the book hilchot shemitah.
Rabbi Moshe Bloom and Rabbi David Eigner Hilchot Shemitah
Shemitah, Introduction#2: Safeguards of Sanctity

Shemitah, Introduction#2: Safeguards of Sanctity

Is it a proper way to always be machmir on shemitah laws?
Rabbi Yehuda HaLevy Amichay, Head of Halachah Department at Torah VeHa'aretz Institute Hilchot Shemitah