Shmittah Calendar: Month of Kislev 5768
The month of Kislev begins this coming Sunday!
The following list is not fully comprehensive at all but includes some common everyday produce most people use. It is largely based on Rabbi Marcus's "Shmittah 5768: A Pratical Guide" (which we recommend you order for yourself here) and other sources. For more information on what these dates mean see here.
NOTE: Olive Oil that contains Kedushat Shevi'it can not be used to light the menorah on Chanukah. However this will not really be an issue until next Chanukah (and the Chanukah following that one) as there will be no Olive Oil on the market from the 7th year for almost another whole year.
Kedushat Shevi'it Starts
There are no new items that begin being treated as having Kedushat Shevi'it this month.
Additionally Kedushat Shevi'it for these items remains in effect:
Peas (in pod)
Kedushat Shevi'it Ends
There are no items that Kedushat Shevi'it ends this month.
Sefichaim Begin this month for the following:
On 1 Kislev:
On 5 Kislev:
On 20 Kislev:
On 25 Kislev:
Additionally Sefichim remain in effect for the following:
Peas in Pod
There are no items that Sefichim ends this month.
There are no items that will require biur this month.