Oct 26, 2021
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Every Sabbath, the Jewish people read a portion of the Torah that corresponds with the anniversary of the events written about in the Bible.

This week’s Torah portion is Lech Lecha (You shall depart and go), which spans from Genesis 12:1–17:27.

The portion includes the verse:

I will bless those who bless you (Genesis 12:3)

And during this Sabbatical year, Israel365 is offering its readers a unique opportunity to bless Israel.

That’s because on this Shmitah (Sabbatical) Israeli farmers have quit working their land for an entire year.

They are doing that because it is God’s will, written in the Book of Leviticus:

But in the seventh year the land shall have a Shabbat of complete rest, a Shabbat of Hashem: you shall not sow your field or prune your vineyard. (Leviticus 25:4)

And as important as the Sabbatical year is, it also means that for an entire year, Israeli farmers will be unemployed.

The income they earned from their produce will be no more.

This also means that they must find other ways to provide for their families.

But many of them simply don’t have the tools or additional skills needed to do that.

In other words, many of Israel’s farmers are forfeiting their income for God’s will.

But God promises them that he will reward them by providing for them as it is written:

I will ordain My blessing for you in the sixth year, so that it shall yield a crop sufficient for three years. (Leviticus 25:21)

The best part is this blessing that God promises to shower upon those farmers, could come from you.

That’s because Israel365 is now collecting donations to help these farmers feed their families during the Sabbatical year.

This means that you too can be part of the Sabbatical blessing from the land of Israel.

You can do that by helping Israel’s farmers survive during the year and thus, act as God’s conduit for the blessings promised by the Lord.

Help them remember that they will still be able to feed their families, even if they stop selling their crops.

Once your donation is made, you can be a part of the double blessing that the Bible promises:

This blessing relates to the blessing we are all striving for that is written in Genesis in this week’s Torah portion:

I will bless those who bless you (Genesis 12:3)

This is your chance to bless Israel.

Help farmers feed their families as they let the land rest for God’s will.

Click here to donate whatever you can to the Israeli farmers observing the Sabbatical Year Today.