Tu B'Shvat higeeyah, chag ha-ilanot!

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Registered: 01-13-1997
Tu B'Shvat higeeyah, chag ha-ilanot!
Thu, 01-16-2014 - 12:55pm

Today is Tu B'Shvat, the new year for trees! As soon as I think about Tu B'Shvat, that little song gets stuck in my head!

It is customary to plant a tree, or try a new fruit. Have you had star fruit? What other fruits could people find in their markets that might be new for them?

Here are a couple of links:

http://thewordmavens.wordpress.com/author/thewordmavens/ (These ladies have a fun blog!)

http://www.myjewishlearning.com/holidays/Jewish_Holidays/Tu_Bishvat/Ideas_and_Beliefs/Trees_in_Jewish_Thought.shtml

http://www.torahtots.com/holidays/tubshvat/tubshvat.htm

Janet