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Leket Israel Launches Tu B’Shevat Project, Sayeret Tapuz

Many of the project's volunteers this year are Israeli special needs teenagers from Gan Yavne.

Israeli Forecasters Expect 3-Day Winter Howler

Experienced Israeli winter weather moguls are already set up for the coming storm in the north.

It’s My Opinion: The Blame Game

Yuby Ramirez wept as she took the stand in Miami federal court. Ramirez has readily admitted compliance in a murder. She housed the hit men, hid their weapons and drove the getaway car.

Israel Celebrates Tu B’Shevat

School children and families across Israel celebrated the holiday of Tu B’Shevat on Wednesday, planting trees and eating fruits native to the Land of Israel in honor of the New Year of the Trees.

Tu B’Shevat, Human Beings, And Trees

The source for Tu B'Shevat is the opening Mishnah of the Talmudic tractate Rosh Hashanah: "The Academy of Hillel taught that the 15th of Shevat is the New Year for the trees." What does that mean, "New Year for the trees"?

Memories Of A Beautiful Jew

He was a beautiful Jew. Anyone - Jew or non-Jew, religious or secular, chassidic or yeshivish, man or woman - who encountered or exchanged words with Rabbi Chaskel Besser came away with a smile, feeling a little more pleasantly disposed about the topic at hand or the world at large.

Q & A: Tu B’Shevat

QUESTION: Since on Tu B'Shevat we do not celebrate with a festive meal. Then how do we mark this date on our calendar? Additionally is one allowed to fast on this day?M. Goldblum(Via E-Mail)

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