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 [...]
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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 [...]
The Origins of Tu B’Shvat
Happy Tu B’Shvat! This is the New Year of the trees, the birthday of the Trees, Jewish Earth Day, Eco-Jew Holiday, basically a time to honor all things growing and nourishing.
Once upon a time this date “T U b’Shvat” – the 15th of the Hebrew month Shvat – was more [...]
Chasidic story, Adapted by Shira Kline
Two farmers lived side by side for many generations. They had been neighbors for a long time but they weren’t very friendly with each other. Why is that you ask? Because once upon a time they had an argument about a certain olive tree on the [...]
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!
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