Tu BiShvat 1999 / טוּ בִּשְׁבָט 5759

New Year for Trees 🌳

Tu BiShvat for Hebrew Year 5759 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 1996 15 Sh'vat 5756
Tu BiShvat 1997 15 Sh'vat 5757
Tu BiShvat 1998 15 Sh'vat 5758
Tu BiShvat 1999 15 Sh'vat 5759
Tu BiShvat 2000 15 Sh'vat 5760
Tu BiShvat 2001 15 Sh'vat 5761
Tu BiShvat 2002 15 Sh'vat 5762
Tu BiShvat 2003 15 Sh'vat 5763


The Jewish Holidays: A Guide & Commentary (paid link)
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Trees, Earth, and Torah: A Tu B’Shvat Anthology

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