The first teaching of Mishnah Rosh Hashanah famously speaks of four “new years,” among the...

The Day of Judgment for the Trees – Tablet Magazine

The first teaching of Mishnah Rosh Hashanah famously speaks of four “new years,” among them Tu B’Shevat as the New Year for the Trees. In Jewish law, the 15th of Shevat marks a turning point for the status of fruit, from forbidden to permitted; in…

 

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