Tu Bishvat Quiz

Tu Bishvat, traditionally known as the birthday of the trees, is a time to think about relating to the natural world. How much do you know about Tu Bishvat?

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Qustion 1. According to the Bible, how old did a tree have to be in order to bring its produce to the Temple as a first-fruit offering?

One year old Two years old Three years old Four years old

Qustion 2. At a Tu Bishvat Seder which of the following are commonly served?

Cupcakes Macaroons Nuts Twinkies

Qustion 3. The new year for trees is connected to the Jewish legal practice of

Tithing Kaparot Eating Hametz Visiting the Sick

Qustion 4. True or False: When describing trees that can be cut down after capturing a land, the Torah does not distinguish beween fruit-bearing and non-fruit-bearing trees.

True False

Qustion 5. When Theodor Herzl visited Israel in 1898, he planted what kind of tree near Motza

Ceder Oak Cypress Elm Maple

Qustion 6. What was the name of the kabbalistic haggadah for Tu Bishvat produced in 1753?

The Feast of Fruits The Birthday of Trees Fruit of the Goodly Tree The Story of the Creation

Qustion 7. Proverbs says, "She is a tree of life to them that grasp her, and all who hold onto her are____."

Well compensated Shaded from evil Happy Stress-free

Qustion 8. Which of these is a goal of the Jewish National Fund?

Reforesting Israel Reforesting America Harvesting fruit from fruit trees Donating produce from fruit trees to the poor and homeless

Qustion 9. Which of the following characters from the Talmud is associated with Tu Bishvat?

Rabbi Akiva Reish Lakish Hillel Honi the Circlemaker

Qustion 10. In modern times, which group of people used Tu Bishvat o further education about responsible stewardship of God's earth?

Kabbalists Environmentalists Builders Haredim
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