Children digging in the ground with a shovel in Israel, planting trees on Tu b'Shvat. (Shutterstock) (Shutterstock)
tu b'shvat

Why is there a separate New Year for trees rather than including it on Rosh Hashana?

Most of us think of Tu b’Shvat as the day on the Hebrew calendar for celebrating trees or nature overall.

Originally, however, this holiday was designated for the birth of the fruits and was used to calculate tithes, according to biblical law.

Why are all the trees sharing the same “birthday”? And why is there a separate New Year for trees rather than including it on Rosh Hashana?

Watch and find out! And don’t forget to celebrate with some lovely fruits from Israel! Happy Tu b’Shvat!






PLANT FRUIT TREES IN ISRAEL BEFORE SABBATICAL BEGINS!

HELP ISRAELI FARMERS PLANT NOW - BEFORE SHMITA!

TIME RUNNING OUT to make the Land even more fruitful while helping Israeli farmers offset financial losses from Covid, Hamas arson fires and the upcoming Sabbatical year.

“…the seventh year shall be a complete rest for the Land…”
“…I will ordain My blessing for you…” (Leviticus 25:4,21)

CLICK TO PLANT YOUR FRUIT TREES IN ISRAEL TODAY, BEFORE IT'S TOO LATE!