Tu b'Shevat

Originally just the day when trees were considered a year older, relevant in the ancient world for tithing purposes—Tu b’Shevat was transformed by the kabbalists of Safed into a celebration of both nature, its fruits, and the Divine "tree" reaching towards us.

New Beginnings

By Rabbi Deborah Glanzberg-Krainin, Ph.D. | Blog Post
All over the world, Jews are marking the holiday of Tu b’Shevat. It is the new year for the trees, an observance that might have been meaningful for our ancestors in ancient Israel, but that feels a... [more]

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Farm to Freezer

by Rabbi Roni Handler | Blog Post

While winter may not seem like the most obvious time to appreciate the abundance that comes forth from our land, I find myself particularly attuned to the rewards that can be gleaned through proper planning and partnership with the land.

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