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Tu B’Shevat Lessons

Why trees are so important in our daily lives, especially in L.A.

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/celebrations_simchas/article/tu_bshevat_lessons_20010202

Tu B'Shevat, the Jewish birthday or new year of the trees, is a really fun and lightweight holiday, celebrated mostly by schoolchildren. As a child, this was one of my favorite holidays. I loved planting trees and somehow felt very much at home with this simple way to participate in tikkun olam (healing the world).

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