Court: Agriculture is more than sowing and reaping, it’s business

05.05.2011                      01.Ijar, 5771                      Rosch Hodesch 2; Tag 16 des Omer

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Court: Agriculture is more than sowing and reaping, it’s business

Revolutionary ruling rejects Israel Lands Administration petition to ban a moshav member from setting up a petting zoo on farmland.

In a revolutionary ruling, a court has declared that agriculture is more than sowing and reaping, it’s business. It therefore rejected the Israel Lands Administration’s petition to ban a moshav member from setting up a petting zoo on farmland.
In the ILA versus two members of the Kfar Azar moshav, Tel Aviv Magistrate’s Court Judge Dan Mor set a new precedent in the definition of “agricultural land.” He even listed several permissible uses, which include letting children pat animals for money….