Photo Friday: The Trees of the Forest Sing for Joy
Stand for Israel | February 3, 2023
Let the heavens rejoice, let the earth be glad;
let the sea resound, and all that is in it.
Let the fields be jubilant, and everything in them;
let all the trees of the forest sing for joy.
Let all creation rejoice before the LORD… — Psalm 96:11-13
This Sunday evening at sundown, the Jewish people begin the celebration of Tu B’Shvat, the New Year of the Trees. In this photo from 1952, a group of young Israelis plants trees on this holy day — truly bringing new life to God’s Creation in the fields and forests of the Holy Land of Israel. Shabbat shalom, friends.