Tu B’Shevat

When most people think of Shevat, they think of Tu b’Shevat, the “new year” of the trees.  Tu b’Shevat is one of the four new years in the  Jewish religion.  What began thousands of years ago as a tax day on  fruit trees, has grown into the Jewish arbor day and/or a spiritual  opportunity to explore new growth and our connection to the environment.   Like so many of our holidays there are so many layers, so Tu b’Shevat  can offer an amazing array of in-roads to exploring Jewish practice.

Happy Dancing Trees….

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