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News and updates about Tu B'Shvat

Tu B'Shvat: Viewing the trees

The principle behind Hillel and Shammai’s dispute as to whether the New Year for Trees is on the 1st of Shvat(Shammai) or the 15th(Hillel).

Tu B'Shvat:  Viewing the trees

Tu B'Shvat in the UAE

Jewish community in the UAE marks the first annivesary of the Jewish Educational Campus, in a festive planting event with KKL-JNF.

Tu B'Shvat in the UAE

Land of Giants

It took two strong men to carry a cluster of grapes. Not only was the fruit gigantic, there were also giants in the Land."

Land of Giants

The almond tree is blooming

Winter is a crucial part of spring, suffering a crucial part of celebration, failure an essential ingredient to success.

The almond tree is blooming

Am Yisrael Chai

We are blessed to be in the Land of Israel. Where children can happily sing “Am Yisrael Chai” on the streets on a pleasant Friday evening.

Am Yisrael Chai

Rosh Hodesh Shevat Torah Essay

On the 1st of the month of Shevat, we must take a look at the historical biblical event that transpired on this day thousands of years ago.

Rosh Hodesh Shevat Torah Essay

Watch: With A Little Help From My Friends: Kippalive Beatles Cover

In honor of "Tu B'Shevat" this year Kippalive visited Leket, Israel's national food bank.

With A Little Help From My Friends: Kippalive Beatles Coverplayer

UAE Jewish community joins Jewish Agency Tu B'Shvat celebrations for first time

Families from Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Israel and Chicago. join together for historic Tu B'Shvat celebrations.

UAE Jewish community joins Jewish Agency Tu B'Shvat celebrations

Tu B'shvat Guide for the Perplexed

Tu B'shvat highlights gratitude for the creation of fruit-bearing trees, also found in the blessing said before consuming any fruit. Op-ed.

Tu B'shvat Guide for the Perplexed

Recalling what pro-active Israel Activism is

Ten years after his death on Tu B'Shvat, Herb Zweibon serves as an inspiration today to many who knew him and worked with him. Op-ed.

Recalling what pro-active Israel Activism is

Happy Tu B’Shvat! The incomparable Torah of Eretz Yisrael.

There is only one Torah, but there are two different understandings of Torah - and many of its precepts can be kept only in Eretz Yisrael.

Happy Tu B’Shvat! The incomparable Torah of Eretz Yisrael.

Watch: Tu B'Shvat celebration at coronavirus hotel

Religious and haredi yeshiva students staying together at coronavirus hotel in Jerusalem hold a musical Tu B’Shvat seder.

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A Tree grows In Jerusalem

Jerusalem Pine. If I open the window, I can finger her wispy greens. When the window is closed, her long branches caress my memory..

A Tree grows In Jerusalem

Rosh Hodesh Shevat Torah essay

We must learn to 'pay it forward', realizing that many of the fruits of our labor won’t be ripe for years.

Rosh Hodesh Shevat Torah essay

Tu B'Shvat: Israel’s Green Day and the hydroponics revolution

Tu B'Shvat: Israel’s Green Day and the hydroponics revolution

Watch: Tu B'Shvat singing at Yeshivat Har Etzion

A small taste of the celebration at Yeshivat Har Etzion.

Watch: Tu B'Shvat singing at Yeshivat Har Etzionplayer

IDF buys 10 tons of dried fruit for Tu B'Shvat

In honor of Tu B'Shvat, the Defense Ministry supplies soldiers with 10 tons of fruits for Tu B'Shvat holiday.

IDF buys 10 tons of dried fruit for Tu B'Shvat

Wounded couple plants tree in memory of murdered baby

Wounded couple who lost baby in Ofra plants trees together with families and Israel365 org. Couple arrives to plant straight from hospital.

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Bnei Akiva initiative: Tu B'Shvat with no cellphones

This year for first time tens of thousands of Bnei Akiva students will take Tu B'Shvat trips unplugged.

Bnei Akiva initiative: Tu B'Shvat with no cellphones

Agriculture Minister distributes 5 tons of fresh fruit

Tu Bishvat: Minister Uri Ariel and Plants Council Director distribute fresh fruits to Israel Railways commuters.

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Youth injured in Arab rock attack on children's planting event

Arabs from village near Yitzhar in Samaria attack children's festive Tu Bishvat planting event. Security forces push attackers back.

Youth injured in Arab rock attack on children's planting event

Caramelized Chestnuts

Wow your family and friends with this crispy treat.

Caramelized Chestnuts

The Tu B'Shevat recipe you can't miss

Everyone at your Tu B'Shevat party will marvel at this Etrog Compote.

The Tu B'Shevat recipe you can't miss

'On Tu B'Shvat eat fruits from Land of Israel'

Rabbis call upon public to eat fruit from Israel on Tu B'Shvat. 'It strengthens Jewish agriculture, celebrates love of Land and its fruits.'

'On Tu B'Shvat eat fruits from Land of Israel'

Fruity Critter Snacks- perfect for Tu B'Shevat!

Arutz Sheva announces an all-new exclusive culinary partnership with Kosher.com.

Fruity Critter Snacks- perfect for Tu B'Shevat!

Fresh Fruit Tart-just in time for Tu B'Shevat

Kosher.com presents their Fresh Fruit Tart as part of an exclusive culinary partnership with Arutz Sheva.

Fresh Fruit Tart-just in time for Tu B'Shevat

Thousands to celebrate Tu B’Shvat with fruits of Judea, Samaria

Thousands of Israel supporters worldwide receive packages with fruits for Tu B’Shvat and other products from Judea and Samaria.

Thousands to celebrate Tu B’Shvat with fruits of Judea, Samaria

Tu BeShevat is near!

After a cold winter, the seeds of springtime begin, the warmth is on its way.

Tu BeShevat is near!player

Planting the new and replanting the old

Tu B'Shvat project calls for replanting of over 10,000 fruit trees destroyed in recent arson fires and forest fires.

Planting the new and replanting the oldplayer

For Tu B'Shvat, 5 of Israel's must-see trees

As we approach Tu B'Shvat, this is the perfect time to visit some of Israel's magnificent trees.

For Tu B'Shvat, 5 of Israel's must-see trees

Holiness endures forever: On Dafna Meir Hy"d

Holiness endures forever: On Dafna Meir Hy"d

PM tastes newly developed fruit for Tu B'Shvat

Israeli agricultural breakthroughs in new improved fruits and vegetables put on display for the Jewish birthday of the trees.

Netanyahu tastes newly developed fruit for Tu B'Shvat

Japanese students learn Judaism from chief rabbi

Japan's first chief rabbi, Rabbi Edery, fascinates Japanese high schoolers with Judaism, teaches spiritual message of Tu B'Shvat.

Japanese students learn about Judaism from their chief rabbi

Birthright Group Sees Israel Through Ecology

In honor of Tu B'Shvat, a group of ecology students currently on Birthright took a special tour of Israel.

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Photo Essay for Tu B'Shvat: Israeli Landscapes

Arutz Sheva presents a special photo essay of Israeli landscapes in honor of Tu B'Shvat, which coincides with Shabbat Shira this year.

Photo Essay for Tu B'Shvat and Shabbat Shira: Israeli Landscapes

Photo Essay for Tu B'Shvat

Arutz Sheva presents a special photo essay in honor of Tu B'Shvat.

Photo Essay for Tu B'Shvat

Video: JNF Celebrates Tu B'Shvat

The JNF launches its celebrations in honor of Tu B'Shvat, the New Year for Trees on which it is customary to plant trees.

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Bnei Akiva Youth Plant Trees in Shomron

The Bnei Akiva youth movement held tree planting events across the country. Arutz Sheva visited the tree planting in Samaria.

The Land of Our Fathers: Bnei Akiva Youth Plant Trees in Shomronplayer

The Most "Special" Tree Planters on Tu B'Shvat

Bnei Akiva took out Shevet Yuval, a group of disabled students, to join the movement's tree planting activity for Tu B'Shvat.

The Most "Special" Tree Planters on Tu B'Shvatplayer

Tu B'Shvat Celebrated in Destroyed Community

Fifty activists from the Homesh First group celebrate a Tu B'Shvat seder in the community of Sa-Nur, destroyed in 2005.

Tu B'Shvat Celebrated in Destroyed Shomron Community