I am familiar with a Passover seder, but what is a Tu BiShvat seder?
Tu BiShvat (Hebrew for the 15th day of the Hebrew month of Shvat) is the new year of the trees.
Galilee Diary: Galilee encounters
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It is life we want, no more and no less than that, our own life feeding on our own vital sources, in the fields and under the skies of our homeland, a life based on our own physical and mental labors; we want vital energy and spiritual richness from this living source.
At Tu BiShvat, Digging for Spiritual Growth
While my neighbors were putting their Christmas trees to the curb, in what seems like a ritual of replacement, I was preparing to plant for Tu BiShvat.
Those Who Plant Will Reap: A Tu BiShvat Lesson
Tu BiShvat is a reminder that we spend our lives planting seeds. Time and effort are needed for our efforts to bear fruit. Wait patiently. One day, like the seed, we will be blessed.
The 49-day period that begins on the second night of Passover and ends on Shavuot.
"Weeks;" festival that commemorates the giving of the Torah to Moses atop Mt. Sinai.
"15th of Shevat;" New Year of the Trees; Jewish Arbor Day, which is a minor festival.
"Remember;" memorial service held on Yom Kippur and on the last day of Pesach, Shavout, and Sukkot.
Throw-Together Noodle Kugel
Try this noodle kugel recipe for Shavuot or a family Shabbat at home.