From Israel: Shmitta Update

In Important Alerts by Yisroel Pollock

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The following chart is a list of Shemitta dates for fruit and vegetables from Eretz Yisroel…

Fruit
Almond (dry) – Avoid from beginning of Sept. 2015 until middle of Sept. 2016

Almond (green) – Avoid from Beginning of May 2015 until middle of May 2016

Apple – Avoid from middle of May 2015 until middle of July 2016

Apricot – Avoid from beginning of April 2015 until middle of May 2016

Avocado – Avoid from middle of July 2015 until the end of July 2016

Blueberry – Avoid from middle of Dec. 2015 until middle of Jan. 2017

Carambola/Star Fruit – Avoid from middle of Sept. 2015 until the beginning of Sept. 2016

Carob – Avoid from beginning of Sept. 2015 until the end of Oct. 2016

Cherry – Avoid from the middle of April 2015 until the beginning of June 2016

Clementine – Avoid from the beginning of Sept. 2015 until the beginning of Sept. 2016

Dates – Avoid from the beginning of Aug. 2015 until the beginning of Oct. 2016

Etrog – Avoid from the middle of Sept. 2015 until the beginning of May 2016

Feijoa – Avoid from the beginning of Sept. 2015 until the middle of Nov. 2016

Fig – Avoid from the beginning of April 2015 until the middle of May 2016

Grapefruit – Avoid from the middle of Aug. 2015 until the beginning of Nov. 2016

Grapes (table) – Avoid from the middle of March 2015 until the middle of April 2016

Grapes (wine) – Avoid from the end of June 2015 until the beginning of July 2016

Guava – Avoid from the middle of July 2015 until the beginning of Sept. 2016

Hazelnut – Not grown in Israel

Kiwi – Avid from the middle of Aug. 2015 until the beginning of Sept. 2016

Kumquat – Avoid from the end of Oct. 2015 until the middle of Nov. 2016

Lemon – Avoid from the beginning of May 2015 until the middle of June 2016

Lima – Avoid from the middle of June 2015 until the beginning of July 2016

Longan – Avoid from the middle of May 2015 until the middle of June 2016

Loquat – Avoid from the beginning of Feb. 2015 until the middle of Feb. 2016

Lychee/Litshi – Avoid from the middle of June 2015 until the middle of June 2016

Mandarin – Avoid from the beginning of Sept. 2015 until the middle of Sept. 2016

Mango – Avoid from the beginning of June 2015 until the middle of June 2016

Mulberry – Avoid from the beginning of May 2015 until the middle of June 2016

Nectarine – Avoid from the beginning of Feb. 2015 until the middle of Feb. 2016

Olive Oil – Avoid from the middle of Sept. 2015 until the beginning of Nov. 2016

Olives – Avoid from the middle of July 2015 until the middle of Sept. 2016

Oranges – Avoid from the middle of Aug. 2015 until the end of Nov. 2016

Peaches – Avoid from the end of Jan. 2016 until the middle of March 2017

Pears – Avoid from the middle of June 2015 until the middle of July 2016

Pecan Nut – Avoid from the middle of Sept. 2015 until the beginning of Nov. 2016

Persimmon – Avoid from the end of Aug. 2015 until the beginning of Sept. 2016

Pistachio – Avoid from the beginning of Aug. 2015 until the beginning of Aug. 2016

Plum (European) – Avoid from the end of July 2015 until the end of Sept. 2016

Plum (Japanese) – Avoid from the end of April 2015 until the beginning of May 2016

Pomegranate – Avoid from the middle of July 2015 until the beginning of Aug. 2016

Pomelo – Avoid from the middle of Aug. 2015 until the beginning of Nov. 2016

Prickly Pear – Avoid from the middle of May 2015 until the beginning of June 2016

Qunice – Avoid from the beginning of July 2015 until the end of Aug. 2016

Sugar-Apple/Anona – Avoid from the middle of July 2015 until the middle of Oct. 2016

Walnut – Avoid from the middle of Sept. 2015 until the middle of Sept. 2016

Witch Hazel – Not grown in Israel

Grains/Seeds
Barley – Avoid from the beginning of May 2015 until the middle of July 2016

Broad Bean – Avoid from the beginning of April 2015 until the beginning of July 2016

Caraway – Not grown in Israel

Chickpeas – Avoid from the beginning of June 2015 until the middle of July 2016

Coriander Seeds = Avoid from the end of Sept. 2014 until the beginning of June 2016

Dried Beans – Not grown in Israel

Ginger – Not grown in Israel

Lentils – Not grown in Israel

Millet – Avoid from the end of July of 2015 until the middle of Aug. 2016

Oats – Not grown in Israel

Peanuts – Avoid from the beginning of Sept. 2015 until the end of Sept. 2016

Peas – Avoid from the end of Sept. 2014 until the end of Dec. 2016

Popcorn – Avoid from the end of July 2015 until the beginning of Aug. 2016

Poppy Seeds – Not grown in Israel

Pumpkin Seeds – Not grown in Israel

Rice – Not grown in Israel

Soy – Not grown in Israel

Sunflower Seeds – Avoid from the middle of Aug. 2015 until the end of Sept. 2016

Watermelon Seeds – Avoid from the middle of June 2015 until the end of Sept. 2016

Wheat – Not grown in Israel

Vegetables
Artichoke – Avoid from the beginning of Nov. 2014 until – Not Applicable

Asparagus – Avoid from the end of Sept. 2014 until – Not Applicable

Aubergine/Eggplant – Avoid from the end of Sept. 2014 until the middle of Dec. 2015

Banana – Avoid from the end of Sept. 2014 until – Not Applicalbe

Basil – Avoid from the end of Sept. 2014 until the middle of Dec. 2015

Beet – Avoid from the end of Sept. 2014 until the middle of Dec. 2015

Beet Leaves – Avoid from the end of Sept. 2014 until the end of Dec. 2015

Broccoli – Avoid from the end of Sept. 2014 until the middle of Dec. 2015

Cabbage (red) – Avoid from the end of Sept. 2014 until the middle of Dec. 2015

Cabbage (white/green) – Avoid from the end of Sept. 2014 until the middle of Dec. 2015

Carrots – Avoid from the beginning of Oct. 2014 until the middle of Dec. 2015

Cauliflower – Avoid from the end of Sept. 2014 until the middle of Dec. 2015

Celery Root – Avoid from the end of Sept. 2014 until the middle of Dec. 2015

Coriander – Avoid from the end of Sept. 2014 until the middle of Dec. 2015

Corn on the Cob – Avoid from the end of Sept. 2014 until the end of Dec. 2016

Cucumber – Avoid from the end of Sept. 2014 until the middle of No. 2015

Dill – Avoid from the end of Sept. 2014 until the beginning of Nov. 2015

Garlic – Avoid from the end of Jan. 2015 until the beginning of April 2016

Horseradish – Avoid from the end of Sept. 2014 until the middle of Dec. 2015

Jerusalem Artichoke – Avoid from the end of Sept. 2014 until the middle of Dec. 2015

Kohlrabi – Avoid from the end of Sept. 2014 until the end of Oct. 2016

Leek – Avoid from the end of Sept. 2014 until the middle of Dec. 2015

Lettuce – Avoid from the end of Sept. 2014 until the end of Oct. 2015

Melon – Avoid from the end of Sept. 2014 until the middle of Dec. 2015

Mint – Avoid from the end of Sept. 2014 until – Not Applicable

Okra – Not Applicable

Onion – Avoid from the end of Sept. 2014 until the beginning of March 2016

Onion Head – Avoid from the end of Sept. 2014 until the end of Dec. 2015

Parsley Leaves – Avoid from the end of Sept. 2014 until the middle of Dec. 2015

Pepper (sweet/bell) – Avoid from the end of Sept. 2014 until the middle of Dec. 2015

Pineapple – Avoid from the end of Sept. 2014 until – Not Applicable

Potato – Avoid from the end of Oct. 2014 until the middle of Dec. 2015

Pumpkin – Avoid from the end of Sept. 2014 until the middle of Aug. 2016

Scallion/Spring Onion – Avoid from the end of Sept. 2014 until the end of Nov. 2015

Spinach – Avoid from the end of Sept. 2014 until the middle of Nov. 2015

Squash – Avoid from the end of Sept. 2014 until the beginning of Aug. 2016

Strawberry – Avoid from the end of Sept. 2014 until the middle of Dec. 2015

Sting Beans – Avoid from the end of Sept. 2014 until the end of Nov. 2015

String Peas – Avoid from the end of Sept. 2014 until the middle of Dec. 2015

Sweet Potato – Avoid from the end of Sept. 2014 until the middle of Dec. 2015

Tomato – Avoid from the end of Sept. 2014 until the middle of Dec. 2015

Turnip – Avoid from the end of Sept. 2014 until the middle of Dec. 2015

Watermelon – Avoid from the end of Sept. 2014 until the middle of Dec. 2015