Shmita: A Workplan for the 21st Century Economy

Want a solution to reinvigorate the economy and energize employees? Aharon Ariel Lavi thinks that shmita is a millennia-old socio-economic mechanism that can challenge and inform our thinking today as we face aging societies with volatile job markets.

Filmed at the William Breman Jewish Heritage and Holocaust Museum in Atlanta, Georgia in cooperation with the Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta.

Aharon Ariel Lavi is a serial social entrepreneur who believes networks are key to shaping our reality. As a thinker, Lavi believes Judaism can inspire and inform all walks of life, and vice versa. He holds academic degrees in Economics, History, Philosophy and Sociology of Science. He is a fellow in several research institutions, a Tikvah Fund fellow and an ROI member, and founded and runs Hakhel - The Jewish Intentional Communities Incubator at Hazon.

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