Mishna Shevi'it
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שיעורי טקסט Rav Moshe Taragin Shiur #01: Examining the Two Shemitta Sections in the Torah Examining the Two Shemitta Sections in the Torah
שיעורי טקסט Rav Moshe Taragin Shiur #02: Examining the Two Shemitta Sections in the Torah Part II Shiur #02: Examining the Two Shemitta Sections in the Torah Part II
שיעורי טקסט Rav Moshe Taragin Shiur #03: Tosefet Shiur #03: Tosefet
שיעורי טקסט Rav Moshe Taragin Shiur #04: Tosefet Shvi'it (Part 2) Shiur #04: Tosefet Shvi'it (Part 2)
שיעורי טקסט Rav Moshe Taragin Shiur #05: Tosefet Shvi'it - Truly an Extension Shiur #05: Tosefet Shvi'it - Truly an Extension
שיעורי טקסט Rav Moshe Taragin Shiur #06: Special Leniency for Orchards Shiur #06: Special Leniency for Orchards
שיעורי טקסט Rav Moshe Taragin Shiur #07: Preparing Fertilizer The first few mishnayot of the third perek of Shvi'it address the prohibition of fertilizing land during shemitta.
שיעורי טקסט Rav Moshe Taragin Shiur #08: Shevitat Ha-aretz Shevitat Ha-aretz
שיעורי טקסט Rav Moshe Taragin Shiur #09: Selected Topics in the Second Perek of Shevi'it Selected Topics in the Second Perek of Shevi'it
שיעורי טקסט Rav Moshe Taragin Shiur #10: Clearing Stones from a Field During Shvi'it Perek 3 Mishna 5 Through Perek 4 Mishna 1
שיעורי טקסט Rav Moshe Taragin Shiur #11: Assisting Others in Shemitta Labor The concluding mishnayot of the fifth perek of Shvi'it discuss various items which may not be sold by a craftsman during the shemitta year.
שיעורי טקסט Rav Moshe Taragin Shiur #12: Eating Shemitta Fruit The first two mishnayot of the eighth perek of shevi'it outline the permissible and forbidden uses of shemitta fruit (fruit which budded during shemitta).
שיעורי טקסט Rav Moshe Taragin Shiur #13: Permissible Uses of Shemitta Produce Having discussed the question of whether there is an actual mitzva to eat shemitta fruit, we will now address the concept of "kedushat shvi'it" itself.
שיעורי טקסט Rav Moshe Taragin Shiur #14: Simultaneous Benefit and Consumption Shiur #14: Simultaneous Benefit and Consumption
שיעורי טקסט Rav Moshe Taragin Shiur #15: Wasting Shemitta Produce One of the most significant consequences of kedushat shvi'it is the prohibition of wasting shemitta produce.
שיעורי טקסט Rav Moshe Taragin Shiur #16: Sichat Shemen Having described the allowable uses of shemitta produce and questioned the nature of their resident kedusha, we will now investigate the halakha of sicha (literally, smearing oil and ointments).
שיעורי טקסט Rav Moshe Taragin Shiur #17: Animal Food The first mishna in the eighth perek introduces differences between animal and human food which might reveal an important theme about kedushat shvi'it in general.
שיעורי טקסט Rav Moshe Taragin Shiur #18: Export of Shemitta Fruits to Chutz La-aretz The mishna in Shvi'it (6:5) prohibits the export of shemitta fruits from Eretz Yisrael to chutz la-aretz.
שיעורי טקסט Rav Moshe Taragin Shiur #19: Feeding Shemitta Produce to Gentiles The Tosefta in Shvi'it (5:14) lists the individuals to whom shemitta fruit may be fed.
שיעורי טקסט Rav Moshe Taragin Shiur #20: Sekhora Having discussed the manner in which kedushat shvi'it fruit may be used, we will now focus upon the prohibition to engage in 'sekhora' (literally, commerce) with shemitta fruit.
שיעורי טקסט Rav Moshe Taragin Shiur #22: Shemitat Kesafim Reading through the pesukim discussing shemitat kesafim in parashat Re'eh, we encounter both a mitzvat esei and a lo ta'aseh.
שיעורי טקסט Rav Moshe Taragin Shiur #21: Definition of Issur Sechora The previous shiur introduced the issur of sechora with shemitta produce and questioned whether it comprises an independent issur or involves merely diverting the fruit from benefit to business.
שיעורי טקסט Rav Moshe Taragin Shiur #23: Pruzbul The gemara in Gittin presents the famous takana of Hillel enacted in order to allow debts to remain un-cancelled by shemitta.