The Torah says:
(ושְֵׁשׁ שָׁניִם תִּזרְַע אֶת אַרְצֶךָ, ואְָסַפְתָּ אֶת תְּבוּ אָתָהּ. והְשַּׁבְיִעתִ תִּשְׁמְטֶנּהָ וּנטְַשְׁתָּהּ… (שמות כ”ג, י
“You may plant your land for 6 years and gather its crops. But during the 7th year, you must leave it alone and withdraw from it…”(Shemot 23:10)
The Jewish people were kicked out of the Land of Israel since they did NOT keep 70 cycles of Shmitta. The KEY to saving us from national disaster and to bring the Geulah (redemption), is to help KEEP the Shmitta! In addition, Hashem promises to Bless those who help keep Shmitta!
“I will ordain my Blessing for you” (Vayikra 25:20) וְצִוִּיתִי אֶת-בִּרְכָתִי לָכֶם
This is why Moshe Rabeinu wanted to come to the Land of Israel, to have a Share in these Mitzvot.
Although we ALL want Moshiach, Rebbi Yochanan ben Zakai said planting a Fruit Tree comes FIRST:
He is quoted in (Avot d’Rabbi Natan 31b אבות דרבי נתן)
“אִם הָיְתָה נְטִיעָה בְּתוֹךְ יָדָךְ וְיֹאמְרוּ לָּךְ “הֲרֵי לָךְ הַמָּשִׁיחַ”, בּוֹא וּנְטַע אֶת הַנְטִיעָה וְאַחַר כָּךְ צֵא וְהַקְבִּילוֹ”
“If you find out that Moshiach has arrived while you are holding a fruit tree to plant in Israel, plant the tree first and only THEN can you come and greet the Moshiach.” Amazing!
The Vilna Gaon wrote: “If only Hashem would grant me the merit to plant fruit tree in Jerusalem, I can I can fulfill the Mitzvah and Pasuk:”
“When you come to the land Plant FRUIT Trees (וְכִי תָבֹאוּ אֶל הָאָרֶץ וּנְטַעְתֶּם כָּל עֵץ מַאֲכָל (ויקרא יט”
Rav Chaim Kanievsky זצ”ל said: “We will be redeemed in the merit of Shmitta – בשביעית נגאלין”
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