Celebrate Tu B’Shevat with Food and Fun

Natural Approach to Tu B’Shevat Some people call Tu B’Shevat the Jewish Earth Day. Or New Year for the Trees. Or the Jewish Arbor Day. Since Tu B’Shevat signals a time of rebirth, the possibilities of reveling in nature with our children are endless. According to Chabad.org, “This is the season in which the earliest-blooming trees in the Land of Israel emerge from their winter sleep and begin a new fruit-bearing cycle.” Chaya Burstein envisions an even larger way of understanding the holiday: “We must expand our celebration to embrace the whole earth. We must make it a time to … [Read more...]