Celebrate Tu BiSh’vat

Jan 23, 2024 / 13 Shevat, 5784

Named for the 15th day of the Hebrew month of Sh’vat, the festival of Tu BiSh’vat is known as the New Year of the Trees or the Trees’ Birthday. Learn more about the history of Tu BiSh’vat and resources to help you celebrate this holiday below.

  • See more information about Tu BiSh’vat and discover new ways to celebrate at home here.
  • Spend time outside with a walking meditation written by Rabbi Kimberly Herzog Cohen.
  • Read Marge Piercy’s poem “New Year for the Trees.”
  • Visit the Blue Dove Foundation to read articles on gratitude, discover your tree-like uniqueness and learn about the importance of mental wellness.