(Arutz Sheva / Worthy News)-- The Israeli government will allocate NIS 100 million ($28.89 Million Dollars) in extra funding for the Religious Affairs Ministry in order to assist in preparation for the upcoming shemittah year, the sabbatical year in which Jewish farmers are supposed to let their fields lay fallow.
The next shemittah year will begin this coming Rosh Hashana (Jewish new year) in September. The funding is expected to be approved Sunday during the weekly government cabinet meeting.
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