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The Significance of the Shiv'at Haminim
This isn’t just a flowery verse. These seven species are specifically connected to the Land of Israel . . .
A Tu B’Shevat Song
Rabbi B sings about the seven special fruits and grains that the Land of Israel is blessed with: Wheat, barley, grapes, figs, dates, pomegranates and olives. (The chorus is based on the verse in Deuteronomy 8:8.)
New Year for Trees
When’s the last time you wished a tree Happy New Year? The 15th day of the Hebrew month of Shevat is a great opportunity. It’s known as Tu BiShvat, the New Year for Trees.
The Ari explains the mystical roots of Israel's seven holy fruits.
The Ari explains the mystical roots of Israel's seven holy fruits.
Why are we never content to simply be? Why does our animal self posses willpower, passion and energy beyond anything our spiritual self could ever muster? What purpose does "happiness" serve? Which is greater--awareness or action? struggle or tranquility?
Seven areas of our lives represented by the "Seven Kinds": our humanity (wheat), passion (barley), joy (grapes), intimacy (figs), action (pomegranates), struggle (olives) and tranquility (dates)
During the course of our history, many symbols have become associated with Jewish people, Jewish scholarship, and Jewish culture.
The greater the efforts we expend in attaining, sustaining, and promulgating Divine consciousness, the deeper we dig into the core of our souls.
The greater the efforts we expend in attaining, sustaining, and promulgating Divine consciousness, the deeper we dig into the core of our souls.
Nutrition from Shamayim
Can the New Year for Trees be a time for reflecting on the mitzvah of taking care of our health? Learn more about the meaning of Tu B’Shevat, and some of the health and healing properties of the fruits mentioned in Deuteronomy 8:8: “A land of wheat, barle...
The Zohar reveals a few secrets about the fruits of the Land of Israel
The Zohar reveals a few secrets about the fruits of the Land of Israel
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