The Tu Bishvat ceremony was not only in advocacy for equality for children with disabilities, but also in support for the environment.
Monday's gathering was within the framework of a week of Tu B'Shvat oriented activities that included the planting of trees in the Lahav Forest in the southern part of the country.
The three families heard through the grapevine that Rivlin was a great lover of the artichokes his late wife Nechama used to make.
“I am grateful to my Deloitte US colleagues for this donation and the chance to share our celebration with JNF-USA.” said Ilan Birnfeld, Deloitte Israel CEO and Chairman.
Israelis use dozens of millions of plastic cups per month. The Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design is trying to change the culture on campus.
Trays include handmade pastries, fruits, dry fruits, and more
Tu Bishvat is one of the Jewish festivals that is uniquely tied to the Land of Israel and is widely celebrated here by Jews – religious and secular – while less well known or marked in the Diaspora.
Planting a tree is a symbol for solidarity between communities around the world and Israel.