Tu BiShvat 1776 / טוּ בִּשְׁבָט 5536

New Year for Trees 🌳

Tu BiShvat for Hebrew Year 5536 began on and ended on .

Tree planting growing on soil in child's hand

Tu BiShvat or Tu B’Shevat or Tu B’Shvat (Hebrew: ט״ו בשבט‎) is a minor Jewish holiday, occurring on the 15th day of the Hebrew month of Shevat. It is also called “The New Year of the Trees” or (Hebrew: ראש השנה לאילנות, Rosh HaShanah La’Ilanot‎). Tu BiShvat is one of four “New Years” mentioned in the Mishnah.

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Dates for Tu BiShvat

HolidayStartsEndsHebrew Date
Tu BiShvat 1773 15 Sh'vat 5533
Tu BiShvat 1774 15 Sh'vat 5534
Tu BiShvat 1775 15 Sh'vat 5535
Tu BiShvat 1776 15 Sh'vat 5536
Tu BiShvat 1777 15 Sh'vat 5537
Tu BiShvat 1778 15 Sh'vat 5538
Tu BiShvat 1779 15 Sh'vat 5539
Tu BiShvat 1780 15 Sh'vat 5540

References

The Jewish Holidays: A Guide & Commentary (paid link)
Rabbi Michael Strassfeld
"Tu BiShvat" in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia
Wikimedia Foundation Inc.
Books (paid links)
Trees, Earth, and Torah: A Tu B’Shvat Anthology

Trees, Earth, and Torah
by Adam Fisher

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