and read any of the posts of http://shemittahrediscovered.blogspot.com. Here you will find a novel approach that is venturing into unknown territory similar to how the Jews traveled in the desert. They lived day to day depending on Hashem for their food. They could not hoard their food. The food had extra sanctity since it was manna from heaven. In fact the prayer for sustenance, Parnassa is the Parsha of the Manna. Shemittah is Shabbat Haaretz and if kept properly will bring Am Yisroel blessings in Parnassa where we will be the head and not the tail. We will loan and not have to loan. If Shemittah was observed properly we would be living in peace and security. There must be something amiss since Eretz Yisroel is surrounded by our enemies, Hamas, Hizbollah, El Queida, Fatah etc and the world is a dangerous place today. Doesn't Hashem promise peace and security if we keep shemittah properly. Hashem is true to keep His promises. Somehow the suggested ways of keeping Shemittah in our times don't have the spirit of Shabbat, of Meiyn Olam Haba, having a taste of the world to come. Keeping Shemittah as suggested in http://shemittahrediscovered, the blog, sounds like fun and in the spirit of Shabbos but is venturing in unknown economic and political territory. Living a kibbutz Lifestyle in a capitalist society is indeed scary. What do you mean I will loan money and not be repaid!?!? What's the point of working hard and then giving out loans and not getting my hard earned money back?!? That's why Hillel instituted Pruzbul you may add.
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