tu bishvat

EU Ambassador to Israel plants tree with children with disabilities

The Tu Bishvat ceremony was not only in advocacy for equality for children with disabilities, but also in support for the environment.

11/02/2020
President Reuven Rivlin with three generations of artichokes growers
Keren Kayemet L'Israel invites nation's youth to celebrate Tu B'Shvat

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.

Rivlin celebrates Tu Bishvat with Israeli artichoke farming families

The three families heard through the grapevine that Rivlin was a great lover of the artichokes his late wife Nechama used to make.

Yatir Forest on the southern slopes of Mount Hebron, on the edge of the Negev Desert
Deloitte US Plants Grove of Trees in Israel in honor of Deloitte Israel

“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.

Stephanie Jude, Student in the Department of Ceramics and Glass Design at Bezalel Academy, smoothing
To celebrate Tu Bishvat, young Israeli artists pave the way for a greener future

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.

Tu Bishvat trays for the holiday

Trays include handmade pastries, fruits, dry fruits, and more

The almond tree and its blossom, according to the Haggadah, have a special significance for Tu Bishv
Celebrating Tu Bishvat, New Year for the trees

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.

For Tu Bishvat, Isaac Herzog and injured lone soldier's mother plant tree

Planting a tree is a symbol for solidarity between communities around the world and Israel.

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