Tu BiShvat 1988 / טוּ בִּשְׁבָט 5748

New Year for Trees 🌳

Tu BiShvat for Hebrew Year 5748 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 1985 15 Sh'vat 5745
Tu BiShvat 1986 15 Sh'vat 5746
Tu BiShvat 1987 15 Sh'vat 5747
Tu BiShvat 1988 15 Sh'vat 5748
Tu BiShvat 1989 15 Sh'vat 5749
Tu BiShvat 1990 15 Sh'vat 5750
Tu BiShvat 1991 15 Sh'vat 5751
Tu BiShvat 1992 15 Sh'vat 5752

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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