Jewish Year for Trees

Trees in Jewish Thought

Jewish sources single out trees as one of the most important aspects of the natural world.

I and Thou: A Tree

What trees can teach about relationships

From Generation to Generation

Explaining to grandchildren Jewish environmental action

Every Person is a Tree

The Biblical law protecting fruit trees during war provides an opportunity for Jewish exegetes to reflect on ecology and the wanton destruction of life.

What The Talmud Teaches About Trees

Trees were viewed in both economic and symbolic terms by the Rabbis of Talmudic times.

The Four Types of Tu Bishvat

The Jewish birthday for the trees has gone through several phases of historical development.

The Lesson in Abundance

The 15th of Shvat is a call to share our wealth.

Kabbalah and Tu Bishvat

The Jewish mystics created the Tu Bishvat seder.