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Category: Tu B’Shvat

Tu B’Shvat through the years

Tu B’Shvat teachings over the years (2007-present).
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Tu B’Shvat Hagada for sale

The Still Small VoiceTu B'Shvat Hagada, fifteen years in the making, is finally available for public enjoyment.
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Tu B’Shvat Hagada for sale

The Still Small VoiceTu B'Shvat Hagada, fifteen years in the making, is finally available for public enjoyment.
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A Short Tribute to Etrog for Tu B’Shvat

The word for etrog (אתרוג) relates to the Hebrew root, רגג, which means, “to long and desire.”  For this reason etrog corresponds to to the heart area, the center of conscious emotion and desire.
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Tu B’Shvat through the years

Tu B’Shvat teachings over the years (2007-present).
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The Klipah Precedes the Fruit

“If the Torah had not been given, we would still have learned modesty from the cat, industriousness from the ant…” and many important instructions-by-example from the plant kingdom. [TB Eruvin 100b] For example, fruit trees teach us that a “klipah precedes the fruit and serves to guard it” הקליפה קודמת להיות משמרת לפרי)).” [Ari, Likutei Torah, Bereshit and numerous other places].  The klipah’s tough (and often green) husk protects the immature fruit from predators, freezing weather, infestations and the like.
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All the Creatures Pray for a Fruitful Harvest

Tu B’Shvat, 5778 / 2018 Sarah Yehudit Schneider All the trees of the
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The Two Trees at Eden’s Center

Tu B’Shvat, 5777 / 2017 Sarah Yehudit Schneider God made grow out of
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Hillel and Shammai’s Dispute about the Fruit Tree’s New Year

By Sarah Yehudit Schneider The first of Shevat is the New Year for
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A Tribute to Wheat for Tu B’Shvat

Sarah Yehudit Schneider It is customary to eat fruits and drink wine in
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A Tribute to Wine for Tu B’Shvat 2013 / 5773

It is customary to eat fruits and drink wine in celebration of TuB’Shvat,
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Tu B’Shvat, 5772 / 2012 by Sarah Yehudit Schneider

People who are accustomed to follow the kabbalistic Seder of fruits and wine
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Tu B’Shvat, 5771 / 2011

Tu B’Shvat, 5771 / 2011 Sarah Yehudit Schneider The Mishna informs us that
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Tu B’Shvat: The New Year for Fruit Trees

This Tu Bi’Shvat teaching is dedicated to the complete and speedy recovery of
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A Short Torah on Eating, 5769 / 2009

A Short Torah on Eating, 5769 / 2009 Sarah Yehudit Schneider Rafael Moshe Luria
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Tu B’Shvat, 5767 / 2007

Tu B’Shvat, 5767 / 2007 A Still Small Voice   המליק אות צדיק
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