Tu b’Shvat

The reforestation of Israel is no myth.

Jan. 25 2024 12:01AM

The new year of the trees is not the Jewish earth day, but it does disclose deeper truths.

Feb. 10 2020 12:01AM

Which would you prefer, bread or grains of wheat?

Etan Golubtchik
Feb. 10 2020 12:01AM

The new year of the trees celebrates the connection to the Land of Israel.

Jan. 18 2019 12:01AM

The other seder was never supposed to be about environmental activism.

April 13 2017 12:01AM

Why a new year for trees?

Alan Zelenetz
Jan. 25 2016 12:01AM

The wildly popular movement relies on simplified and selective readings of traditional sources. We deserve better.

May 7 2015 12:01AM

Bokser smells like Limburger cheese. It’s also an embodiment of Jewish vitality and endurance.

Feb. 4 2015 12:01AM

This Wednesday is Tu b’Shvat (i.e., the fifteenth day of the Hebrew month of Shvat), a minor Jewish holiday often referred to as the “new. . .

Feb. 2 2015 12:01AM

The holiday of Tu b’Shvat, observed today, gives Jews an opportunity to celebrate nature—but not for its own sake.

Jan. 16 2014 12:00AM