Tu BiShvat 2016 / טוּ בִּשְׁבָט 5776

New Year for Trees 🌳

Tu BiShvat for Hebrew Year 5776 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 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
Tu BiShvat 2018 15 Sh’vat 5778
Tu BiShvat 2019 15 Sh’vat 5779
Tu BiShvat 2020 15 Sh’vat 5780


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

Trees, Earth, and Torah
by Adam Fisher

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