This beautiful booklet tells the historical roots of Tu Bishvat and Judaism's long-standing sacred connection to trees. You will also find suggestions for activities for young children and ideas for hosting a Tu Bishvat seder.
InterfaithFamily and the Workmen's Circle are celebrating Tu B'Shevat, the Jewish New Year for the trees, and you're invited!
Join us for a FREE afternoon filled with food, music, art projects and social justice.
A great way for Jewish professionals and volunteers who work with and provide programming for people in interfaith relationships to locate resources and trainings to build more welcome into their Jewish communities; connect with and learn from each other; and publicize and enhance their programs and services.
Many of today’s most compelling contemporary artists use salvaged or recycled material in their work. In this live mix of short and captivating talks, artists will share the excitement of creating art that is beautiful and sustainable. Speakers include:
• Stanford professor and Recology’s artist-in-residence Terry Berlier on the inspirations (and challenges) of sourcing materials from San Francisco’s dump
• Lisa Congdon on her A Collection a Day project
• Zen architect and furniture maker Paul Discoe on transforming salvaged wood into beautiful furniture
• Recology’s Deborah Munk on working with artists who focus on reuse and conservation
• Woodshop members Luke Bartels, Jeff Canham, Josh Duthie, and Danny Hess on their artisan collective
Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Do Not Destroy: Trees, Art, and Jewish Thought.