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Israel inspired: Ancient wisdom to transform a modern economy

Jewish return to Israel was not only a solution for a homeless nation but an effort to create a country based on the values we have cherished for millennia.

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Photo by: REUTERS/Ina Fassbender


In a few months, we will witness history in Israel. An ancient and revolutionary idea, all but lost, will be resurrected: shmitat ksafim – the annulment of debt. This concept is not only an ancient commandment, but also reflects a fundamental principle in an ideal Jewish society.



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