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By Richard H. Schwartz
Reprinted professional advice from a rabbi advocating observance and celebration of Tu B’Shevat, the Jewish New Year for Trees, with tree-planting, environmental lectures, and Tu B’Shevat sedars.
Explanation and history of Tu Bishvat, new year of the trees according to the Jewish calendar, and its customs.
By Aaron Kagan
A local foodie in rural Massachusetts created a Tu Bishvat seder that could include his non-Jewish partner and their Jewish and non-Jewish friends.
This booklet will give you the history of the holiday, activities for young children and some ideas for a Tu Bishvat seder.
By Edmon J. Rodman
Discussion of the author's contemporary celebration of the New Year of the Trees.
By Tom Tugend
Reprinted news article about a joint synagogue-church project to purchase trees to be used first as Christmas trees, then for Tu Bishvat, and then to be planted in a public park.
Some of our favorite holiday articles from the LGBT archives of InterfaithFamily.com.
By Kathy Bloomfield
Kathy Bloomfield's kids book recommendations for Tu Bishvat
January 8, 2014 San Francisco eNewsletter