Funding Farms on Biblical Sabbatical

Dave Matkowsky, founder of ‘The Shmitah Fund,’ tells VOI’s Josh Hasten why it is important to help Israeli farmers during this period. “The Shmitah Fund” is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping Israeli farmers shoulder the financial burden of upholding the Biblical commandment to give their fields a “rest.” Matkowsky says it is crucial to partner with these farmers, who feed the nation and help maintain a connection to the land.

Click here to listen to the interview on Voice of Israel.