Some Jews believe Tu B’Shevat grew out of a pagan festival
A Yiddish tale puts a different spin on Tu B’Shevat
‘Bokser’ is supposed to be an exotic snack on Tu B’Shevat. But does anyone really like it? An investigation.
A delicious Sephardic dish and a testament to Jewish renewal rescued from the Spanish Middle Ages
A reading list reflecting the environmentalist values of this underappreciated holiday
A holiday about renewal is a good fit for someone taking an introduction to Judaism class
The Jewish New Year of the Trees demands little of us, but offers us a chance to connect our roots with good causes, new rituals, and recipes
This quinoa salad combines Andean grains with Asian fruit to make a colorful vegan medley for the holiday
After the death of Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi, the mystical Renewal movement faces the future
Filled with figs, dates, pomegranates, and olives, it’s perfect for Tu B’Shevat—or any time of year
A guide to the Jewish holiday of Tu B’Shevat
Preserving the ancient holiday tradition of eating dried fruit and preserves
On Tu B’Shevat, recalling how planting trees in the Civilian Conservation Corps helped immigrants’ children become Americans
Ring in the new year of the trees, even when it’s the middle of winter
On an agricultural farm in the Negev, visitors learn how to plant their own vegetable gardens for Tu B’Shevat
Founder Zelig Golden, an environmental lawyer turned rabbi-in-training, tries ‘to reconnect the Jewish people’ to the earth
On Tu B’Shevat, Jews celebrate the natural world. Do we praise it for its own sake, or only as a reflection of God?
For Tu B’Shevat, a cooking class creates a perfect opportunity to teach children about Jewish values
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