Tu Bishvat

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.”

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Tu Bishvat 101

The "birthday of the trees" is a time for seders, tree-planting and more.

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These Yiddish terms aren't widely known, but they're a lot of fun to use.

Must-Know Purim Words and Phrases

Key vocabulary for this raucous holiday