Category: Tu Bi’Shevat

Three Practices of Gratitude
By Alden Solovy
January 25, 2021
Cultivating gratitude for the good which is not yet
In the Garden We've Grown: A Tu Bi'Shevat Playlist and Ritual
By Shoshana Lovett-Graff
January 14, 2019
The immersiveness of this Tu Bi’Shevat playlist and practice is a chance to find the softer, quieter parts of yourself at your own pace.
A Tu Bi'Shevat Seder: A Mindful Appreciation of the Creation of Trees
By Henna Warman
January 13, 2016
I practiced mindfulness once before. In a group of five, we raised individual wrinkled raisins from table to tongues. Rotating the tiny mass about my mouth, my mind wandered between the dehydrated folds. A seeming heedless mess of raised twists and turns covered the raisin’s rough exterior. Biting down, the small yet complex raisin caught between my molars, a sweet juice poured out and over my waiting taste buds.
New Beginnings
By Rabbi Deborah Glanzberg-Krainin, Ph.D.
January 25, 2013
All over the world, Jews are marking the holiday of
Outdoor Rituals For Tu Bi'Shevat
By Sarah Chandler
February 8, 2012
In honor of Tu Bi'Shevat, we are happy to offer this piece from our friends at Isabella Freedman. On behalf of the Ritualwell team, we wish you a joyous and fruitful New Year of the Trees!
Ahavat Olam
February 6, 2012
On Rosh Hashanah L’ilanot, the New Year of the Trees, the trees and the Tree of Life are judged for another year of fertility or not—just like human beings are judged on Rosh Hashanah.
Farm to Freezer
January 31, 2012
While winter may not seem like the most obvious time to appreciate the abundance that comes forth from our land, I find myself particularly attuned to the rewards that can be gleaned through proper planning and partnership with the land.

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