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How Much Do You Know About the New Year of the Trees?

tree sapling for Tu BShvat_14407495 (photo: IDF/ASHERNET)

This Saturday is Tu B’Shvat, the Jewish holiday also known as the New Year of the Trees. Instituted in the book of Leviticus, this minor Jewish festival is a time to eat specific foods mentioned in the Bible, plant trees, and celebrate the natural world God created.

How much do you know about this Jewish celebration? Take our quiz and find out!

And learn more about the holiday at our Tu B'Shvat resource page!

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