When can money become sacred with shemitah sanctity, what is the prohibition of transacting with shemitah produce, do we have to be concerned in light of the situation today, and can we use shemitah produce for mishloach manot?
Agricultural produce in Israel comes from various sources during the shemitah year in various ways. Here the halachic parameters of each source are explained and ranked in order of what is most halachically preferable according to Torah VeHa'aretz Institute.
How is Otzar Beit Din produce bought? If I'm machmir about handling heter mechirah produce as sacred, can I buy this produce in a store? Can I buy shemitah produce from farmers who grew it by transgressing shemitah laws?
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.