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 â€œand see how Tu Bishvat is celebrated, â€¦ neither Moses nor Akiva would have any idea what was going on or why.â€? And thatâ€™s good, says Reuven Hammer. (Jerusalem Post)
Seeing â€œmany trees are standing miserable and dehydratedâ€?, Dr. Adi Wolfson suggests that Israelis forgo planting even more trees, and instead â€œencourage the preservation of a forestâ€?. (Ynet News)
For more articles and preparation for Tu Bishvat, check out the MJL homepage.
Pronounced: too bish-VAHT (oo as in boot), Origin: Hebrew, literally “the 15th of Shevat,” the Jewish month that usually falls in January or February, this is a holiday celebrating the “new year of the trees.”