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Former Israeli Ambassador to the US Yoram Ettinger explains the Jewish holiday of Tu B'Shvat, which celebrates the fruit of the Land of Israel. 

New Years may be over, but did you know that there is another New Year holiday being celebrated this month? The Holiday of Tu B’shvat takes place on the 15th day of the Hebrew month Shevat, January 26 this year (falls on Shabbat), and marks the New Year for Trees. That’s right, trees.