The 15th of Shevat

The New Year for Trees

Tu B'Shevat stories -- both audio and text -- coloring pages, and all about trees, fruit and Tu B'Shevat!

What is Tu B'Shevat?
Why do trees have their own new year? And what are the traditional Tu B'Shevat observances?
Coloring Pages
A Tu B'Shevat page to print out and color.
Learn about Apples
Why should the apple, in particular, be known as the "King" of all fruits?
Learn about Figs
The fig is a small fruit that grows on small, broad trees. The trees are about fifteen to twenty feet high. There are over a hundred different kinds of figs...
Learn about Grapes
The grapevine, however, is neither of tremendous size, nor of majestic beauty. It looks more like a bush than a tree. But it is unequalled for its fruit...
Learn about Seeds
If you were asked, which is the most important part of, a tree - the roots, or the stem, or the leaves, or the flowers? - You would probably find it difficult to answer...