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On Tu B'Shvat, you can ponder a world-full of fruits for hours.
by Yitzhak Buxbaum
Tu Bishvat is a holiday intimately connected to the agricultural cycle of the Land of Israel. Falling in the middle of the Jewish month of Shvat, the 15th day of the month is the New Year of Trees.
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First, as to the word “Tu,” pronounced “too” in the name “Tu B’Shevat.” “Tu” is constructed from the Hebrew letters “tet” and “vav.” “Tet” is the ninth letter in the Hebrew alphabet; “vav” is the sixth. Nine + Six = Fifteen. Also, “tet” is a consonant, making the “te” sound; “vav” is a vowel, which
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In 2021, the "birthday of the trees" begins at sundown on Sunday Jan 16 and ends at sundown on Monday Jan 17
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