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Tu B'Shvat

This year, the holiday of Tu B’Shvat falls on Thursday, January 25, 2024.

We hope you will join us in-person to usher in nature’s New Year at this short, special celebration in which we will taste various fruits and sip four different kinds of juice.

Tu B’Shvat Congregation Seder

Friday, January 19, 2024

immediately following the 7:30 PM Shabbat service
Winnetka Community House (620 Lincoln Avenue, Winnetka)


Tu B'Shvat (pronounced Too Bish-VAHT) is the Jewish New Year of the Trees.  According to the Talmud, the fifteenth of the Hebrew month of Shevat (Tu in Hebrew means “fifteen”) is the day designated as the end of the period in which most of Israel’s yearly rain has fallen. It also marks the time when trees have used up water from the previous year’s rainfall and have begun absorbing the water of the New Year. On Tu B’Shvat, by honoring the cycle of our trees, we sanctify the power of nature, our most precious resource.

Learn more about Tu B'Shvat.

Wed, June 19 2024 13 Sivan 5784