Tu BiShvat (Hebrew for the 15th day of the Hebrew month of Shvat) is the new year of the trees.
Referred to as our "watchword of faith," it declares our belief in one God. This prayer serves as the centerpiece of morning and evening services.
From Exodus 31:16-17, this prayer reminds us that we keep the Sabbath as a sign of the covenant with God.
Silent prayer, based on Psalm 34:14 at the conclusion of the Amidah, the central section of the service.