Archive for category: Tu Bishvat

Traditions of Tu bishvat

Traditions of Tu bishvat

0 / January 1, 2012 11:18 AM

Tu Bishvat which means “Fifteenth of Shevat” is the “New Year for the Trees” or Rosh Hashana La-ilanot. Tradition says that on this day sap begins to run and it is time to plant trees in Israel! The Talmud teaches of [&hellip

What is Tu Bishvat Seder?

What is Tu Bishvat Seder?

0 / December 28, 2011 1:15 PM

During the diaspora, Tu Bishvat was being forgotten. In  the 16th century, Kabbalists [mystics] in tzfat gave the holiday new relavence by popularizing the Seder Tu Bishvat . The Tu Bishvat seder is loosely based on the Pesach seder. Similar [&hellip

what is Tu Bishvat?

what is Tu Bishvat?

0 / December 28, 2011 1:01 PM

The Torah teaches of four yearly beginnings: The first of Nisan is new year for the kings and festivals; Elul 1 starts the year for animal tithing but Rabbis Eliezer & Shimon say the first of Tishrei ; Tishrei is Rosh HaShanah [&hellip