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!

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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...