The Full Moon of Shevat

Driedfruit

When you see the full moon in the dead of winter, its time to celebrate the coming of spring, the growth of trees, and the ripening of fruit. Tu Bishvat was first described in the Mishna. In the 16th century, Rabbi Yitzchak Luria took the New Year of The Trees to a new level by creating a seder with seven specific fruits and four cups of wine.

Here are a couple of haggadahs to help you organize your own celebration:

PJ LIBRARY JEWISH FAMILY ENGAGEMENT PROGRAM

A SOURCEBOOK FOR TU BESHVAT by Yitzhak Buxbaum

MY JEWISH LEARNING.COM

The perfect opportunity to gather and rededicate ourselves to the ecology of the land and well-being of the earth. I love it!



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  1. Phyllis says:

    Meditate at 10:00pm to 11:00pm for world peace. It is a time when all over the world people meditate at the same time Today, January 16th it is at 10pm on the east coast.

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