Sunday, September 21, 2014 Elul 26, 5774
Congregations throughout the area celebrated Tu B'Shevat with delicious seder meals. Send photographs of your celebrations for our slideshow to [email protected] .
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Michael Brown, JNS.org
In honor of Tu B'Shevat, here are the fascinating stories behind some of the Jewish state's more interesting trees.
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From arranging eco-focused alternative break trips to programming for a national environmental group, the founder of the Jewish Farm School wants to make sure Tu B'Shevat isn't the only time the earth gets attention.
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Deborah Fineblum, JNS.org
Since the establishment of the state of Israel, this once obscure holiday is now marked by countless tree-planting ceremonies, ecological consciousness-raising programs and seders.
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Diana Burmistrovich, JNS.org
To fully appreciate nature’s bounty, Kabbalists created this ritual meal that includes matching Israel’s regional fruit to the four physical elements: earth, water, air and fire.
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