Tu Bishvat

David Seidenberg has put together a diverse collection of Tu Bishvat resources, including a 17th century blessing for a Tu Bishvat Seder.

Some Tu Bishvat resource supplements available for download. (Rabbis for Human Rights)

If Moses or Rabbi Akiva were to make a sudden appearance “and see how Tu Bishvat is celebrated, … neither Moses nor Akiva would have any idea what was going on or why.� And that’s good, says Reuven Hammer. (Jerusalem Post)

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Seeing “many trees are standing miserable and dehydrated�, Dr. Adi Wolfson suggests that Israelis forgo planting even more trees, and instead “encourage the preservation of a forest�. (Ynet News)

For more articles and preparation for Tu Bishvat, check out the MJL homepage.

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