Shmita, like Shechina, Goes Global: Reflections from a Hammock on This Almost Over Shmita Year
Ready to Reset? Fallow Lab Begins this Week!
Shmita, like Shechina, Goes Global: Reflections from a Hammock on This Shmita Year Shmita, like Shechina, Goes Global: Reflections from a Hammock on This Almost Over Shmita Year By Amichai Lau-Lavie A year ago I was laying in a hammock on a Brazilian beach, planning a year’s worth of Shmita study and action that will […]
The ancient Jewish farming practice that could cure your Facebook addiction
Ready to Reset? I’m excited for this coming Wednesday, 10/22: First FallowLab Study Salon in NYC + online This first salon is about charting the year ahead – what are our personal goals for better balance between digital and actual? Why and how do we plan to reclaim an ancient agricultural system as a modern tool for […]
Welcome to FallowLab! Digital Shmita 5775. Rest, Rest, Restore.
http://www.haaretz.com/jewish-world/jewish-world-features/.premium-1.617234# The ancient Jewish farming practice that could cure your Facebook addiction A new shmita-themed program in New York called Fallow Lab aims to help get Jews offline. By Judy Maltz | Sep. 23, 2014 | It’s ancient biblical law meets digital detox movement. Or, what does laying […]
Welcome to Fallow Lab – a year-long journey of exploring better balance between our virtual and actual lives. Inspired by the Jewish Shmita tradition, this journey reinterprets the biblical agricultural practice of a year of release to the land and to the farmer, reapplied for today’s social, economic and digital reality. Our ancestors worked the land, lived its cycles […]