Travis the Tree
By Rabbi Molly G. Kane
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“Travis the Tree,” as he was known around Prospect Park, knew the holiday of Tu B’Shevat was coming up, but he didn’t quite know what to expect. He heard some rumors that it was a holiday all about his people…the Trees. He knew there would be [...]
If you’ve never participated in a seder for Tu B’Shvat, you’re missing out! I want to give you the tools to host your own this year. Modeled after the Passover seder, it can be a very beautiful experience full of delicious fruits and nuts, great discussion, music, and a chance to explore your spiritual connections [...]
Little People Can Make a Big Difference!!
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The earth gives us many gifts, fresh air, spectacular colors, yummy tastes, and natural wonders, and it’s important that we appreciate these gifts by growing up green. There are lots of ways to grow up green. Simply understanding where [...]
Make your wishes and keep an eye out for 2 trees embracing on this special holiday!
Color in the trees. Now, go find a tree and give it a hug!
Enjoy your Tu b’Shvat Seder!
Check out these seven special foods found in Israel. How many have you tried this year?
Make a Tu B’Shvat Tree Birthday Cake!
Using your favorite cake or cookie dough recipe, spread the batter onto a 11 X 14 cookie sheet (one without sides so that the cookie can be slipped off onto a board).
After baking, while the dough is still slightly warm…
Cut the basic shape of a tree out of the [...]
In preparation for Chanukah, my students and I explore light and dark. Below, some art projects based on these themes.
“Ner Tamid” eternal flame/light
“Shamash” – helper
In the story of Chanukah, the Macabbees dedicate the Temple by lighting the Ner Tamid, a light that stays lit always. That means it’s still lit today. [...]
Use your Shamash to light the other candles!