Tu BiShvat

Tu BiShvat – How Green is our Judaism?

CY Tu Bishvat SOURCE SHEET (pdf) CY Tu Bishvat E-Shiur  (pdf) The 15th of the month of Shvat, Tu BiShvat, has enjoyed a real growth in popularity in recent generations.  It is probably “celebrated” on a wider scale today than ever before.  Jews all over the world, many totally secular, will eat a variety of fruits […]

Tu BiShvat and the Shehehiyanu Blessing

However, in truth, the Shehehiyanu blessing is recited whenever new fruits are eaten.

Introduction

These Holiday Shiurim, prepared by Conservative Yeshiva faculty members, were made possible by a generous grant from Temple Zion Israelite Center, Miami, Florida. Multi-session courses about holiday topics can be found in Shiurim's Course list. Additional commentary about the development of holiday practices are available in Shiurim - The Online Beit Midrash's Rabbinic Texts section.