Jewish Journal

Amelia Saltsman

  • Eating Local, Seasonal Reflects
    Meaning of Tu B’Shevat

    February 5, 2009 | 1:56 am

    Could the renaissance of the Tu B’Shevat seder be any timelier? First, the birthday of trees is about hope and mindful stewardship of the land; that is, tikkun olam (repairing the world). The seder is an opportunity to recommit ourselves to this purpose by celebrating the fruits of...