"Tu" (the Hebrew abbreviation of 15th) in the month of Shvat was set (Hillel's opinion generally overrules Shammai's) as the beginning of the tithable year for tree fruit: Calculating the tithe on fruit starts again for fruit that sets after that date.
Here is the quintessential Jewish question: How do we emulate God? We are told that we were created by God. We are told that we have a divine spark within us.
Chicken soup has been an icon of the Jewish table since early medieval times, and studies have suggested that it has an anti-inflammatory effect on our bodies that helps lessen the symptoms of the common cold.
Try this delicious fresh figs recipe--a delicious treat with goat cheese and honey that your whole family is sure to enjoy!