Today is Tu Bishevat, the 15th of the Hebrew month of Shevat. It’s known as the “New Year of the Trees.” Why do trees need a new year? In ancient times, this was an accounting cutoff – the borderline between “last year’s produce” and “this year’s produce” for purposes of tithing to the Temple. WeContinue reading “Tu Bishevat: An Urgent Wake-up Call from Our Planet”
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-di65f-ef8aa8 Did you know that the Torah tells two different, contradictory stories about the origin of the earth? Together they remind us that we are responsible to take care of this planet.