It’s Tu B’shvat Today, Why Don’t You Pick Up a Date?

Tu B'Shvat fruits.Why not pick up a “date” or another fruit that you have not eaten since last year?

Tradition has it that tonight is the New Years for trees.  We celebrate by eating and enjoying the delicious fruit that The Almighty has blessed us with.  Of course the main thing is to say the blessings and thanks to Him before we eat.

If possible one should eat a “new” fruit and recite the special blessing “Shehecheyanu” which Thanks The Almighty for giving us life, and allowing us to experience this special day!

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About Chany Scheiner

Co - Director of Boulder Center for Judaism. Any successful organization needs a heart and that is what Chany provides, along with organization, marketing, innovative programming, and countless Shabbat dinners. Some of her accomplishments are large and public like the annual menorah lighting on Pearl Street and the matzo and shofar factories, while others are quiet and private like the time she spends counseling individuals and sharing the wisdom that comes from study.

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  1. Thanks for this beautiful and attractive reminder!