Heter Mechirah: The Contraversial Shemitah Sale
- Rabbi Sammy Bergman
- Feb 15, 2021
- 1 hr 0 min 21 sec
Heter Mechirah involves the temporary sale of the land of Israel to gentiles to allow working the land and selling its produce during the Shemitah year. But what is the basis of this dispensation, and how can we talk about removing the sanctity of the land for the sake of "Yishuv Eretz Yisrael"?