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Tu B'Shevat

Tu B’Shevat is considered the New Year of the Trees, and marks the start of spring in Israel, when trees begin to bloom after a long, cold winter. Tu B’Shevat is often referred to as Jewish Arbor Day, but with today’s keen environmental awareness, it has also become something of a...Read more...

Ways To Celebrate!

Read Books About Trees  Build Your Own Family Tree Listen To Music Make Hand Print Trees  Craft An Edible Fruit Mandala “Tu B'Shevat is all about appreciating trees, and one of their most wonderful gifts to give people is fruit,” says Kveller.com. To symbolize that appreciation, follow these directions and make a beautiful centerpiece made of fruit. Enjoy Tu B'Shevat...Read more...

Planting A Tree with Shalom Sesame

A Tu B'Shevat Seder

Tu B’Shevat, also known as the birthday of the trees, is an opportunity to strengthen our connection to the environment. In Israel, the holiday of Tu B’Shevat arrives along with the first signs of spring, on the fifteenth (“tu”) day of the month of Shevat. This is perfect timing as the trees are beginning to blossom for the coming year. 

Fun fact: According to Jewish law, a tree’s fruit is ready for...Read more...

Read Aloud with PJ Library

Mon, January 18 2021 5 Shevat 5781