[Avodah] Do I need to make sure to write a Pruzbul before Rosh Hashanah?

Zev Sero zev at sero.name
Tue Aug 17 15:51:24 PDT 2021

On 17/8/21 4:59 pm, Micha Berger via Avodah wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 16, 2021 at 07:56:01PM -0400, Zev Sero via Avodah wrote:
>> On 16/8/21 4:42 pm, Micha Berger via Avodah wrote:

>>> Like the people who buy 4 amos x 4 amos of land in EY just so that they
>>> can get a mitzvah for not working it next year. Of course, you wouldn't
>>> have gone to the plot to work it anyway.

>> You wouldn't have personally gone, but the other six years the farmer in
>> whose field your plot lies does work it on your behalf, together with the
>> whole field.  On shemita he doesn't.

> Doesn't really touch the broader idea. Are you going to make money
> the years the farmer works?

In principle, you do.  It's so little that it's not worth collecting, so 
you allow the farmer to keep it.

Zev Sero            Wishing everyone a healthy summer
zev at sero.name

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