Jewish Sabbatical Year
Sabbatical and Jubilee Years as a Social and Political Vision
Behind these biblical practices is a vision of how politics, economics, and relations to the environment should be structured that makes manifest spiritual concerns as well.
The Jubilee (Yovel) Year
The jubilee year provided for a period of both social equality and ecological recovery.
Stop the Machine! — The Sabbatical Year Principle
The biblical shemitah represents an alternative to the consumer society.