Tu BiShvat 2013 / טוּ בִּשְׁבָט 5773

New Year for Trees 🌳

Tu BiShvat for Hebrew Year 5773 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 2010 15 Sh'vat 5770
Tu BiShvat 2011 15 Sh'vat 5771
Tu BiShvat 2012 15 Sh'vat 5772
Tu BiShvat 2013 15 Sh'vat 5773
Tu BiShvat 2014 15 Sh'vat 5774
Tu BiShvat 2015 15 Sh'vat 5775
Tu BiShvat 2016 15 Sh'vat 5776
Tu BiShvat 2017 15 Sh'vat 5777


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

Trees, Earth, and Torah
by Adam Fisher

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