Science and Ecology
Jewish sources single out trees as one of the most important aspects of the natural world.
What trees can teach about relationships
Explaining to grandchildren Jewish environmental action
Lessons from the Torah
The Biblical law protecting fruit trees during war provides an opportunity for Jewish exegetes to reflect on ecology and the wanton destruction of life.
Trees were viewed in both economic and symbolic terms by the Rabbis of Talmudic times.
The Jewish birthday for the trees has gone through several phases of historical development.
The 15th of Shvat is a call to share our wealth.
The Jewish mystics created the Tu Bishvat seder.