Editors Note: we will be having a Tu B’Shevat themed service on Tuesday, February 3rd at 8PM EST at OneShul.org When most people think of Shevat, they think of Tu b’Shevat, the “new year” of the trees. Tu b’Shevat is one of the four new years in the Jewish religion. What began thousands of years ago […]
Alright kids, it’s almost time for Tu B’Shevat, the birthday of the trees. First, we kick off the holiday by reading the story of Tu B’Shevat with one of our book reviewer Tamara Levine’s new favorite books, Happy Birthday, Tree! written by Madelyn Rosenbery. What would you give a tree for its birthday? Ribbons, water, […]
Tu B’shevat is very much a minor holiday to us today, perhaps it’s because most of us no longer work the land to provide for our families and communities. Perhaps it’s because few people care for the Earth as deeply as we once did. Whatever the reason is this is no longer a holiday celebrated […]
This week is all about Kosher Vegans, Tu B’Shvat and a big OneShul announcement! PunkTorah Radio: Kosher Vegan Cookbooks and Birthday Trees Also, subscribe on iTunes!
~Excerpt from Shevat Guide – Subscribe for Free and Receive the Complete Guide Each Month ~ (Cross Posted From PeelAPom.com) “And Leah said: ‘Happy am I! for the daughters will call me happy.’ And she called his name Asher.” (Gen 30:13) Asher was the eighth son of Jacob through Leah’s handmaid, Zilpah. According to the Torah, […]