The new year of the trees is not the Jewish earth day, but it does disclose deeper truths.
Which would you prefer, bread or grains of wheat?
The new year of the trees celebrates the connection to the Land of Israel.
Celebrating the fruits of the holy land.
The other seder was never supposed to be about environmental activism.
Why a new year for trees?
The wildly popular movement relies on simplified and selective readings of traditional sources. We deserve better.
Bokser smells like Limburger cheese. It’s also an embodiment of Jewish vitality and endurance.
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. . .
The holiday of Tu b’Shvat, observed today, gives Jews an opportunity to celebrate nature—but not for its own sake.