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Amazing infographic to SHARE with your friends and family about Judaism's most fun holiday.
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January 6, 2014
February 3, 2015 3:24 AM
Beautiful! One correction
What a great infographic!One correction: Orlah is calculated by Rosh Hashana (i.e. the first of Tishrei) and not Rosh Hashana for trees (i.e. Tu B'shvat). Terumah is calculated based on Tu B'shvat, though.
February 1, 2015 6:58 PM
We need to pledge our support to sustaining our earth
This is the time to pledge our support for a sustainable planet. To insure the animals raised for food are treated humanely , we need to support legislation to eliminate GMO foods, and cancer causing pesticides and chemicals from our food supply,and we must defeat greedy corporations like Monsanto who are poisoning our world.Also we need to support our small local organic, non-GMO farms and farmers.
Rabbi Ariel Fishman,
February 1, 2015 5:38 PM
Great Graphic - Sent it out to the entire Judaic Heritage downtown network.
Keep it Up ! Great Stuff !
January 16, 2014 6:23 PM
Thank you for your wonderful summary!
My father passed away on Tu B'Shvat! How wonderful to receive your uplifting message!
January 16, 2014 4:52 PM
Illuminating the Spirit of MLK, Jr. in the deepest Roots of TuB'Shevat
Something very special when the 85th Birthday of MLK,Jr. falls close to the Jewish New Year for Trees: to weed out hate and sow the seeds of peace. For the tree of the field is man.
January 16, 2014 12:40 AM
Toda rabah Aish for always adding to knowledge to my mind and and proud Jewish heart <3
January 15, 2014 10:39 AM
Tank you for the so easy but helpful drawing. It is an graphic image easily to interpret especially for children (and adults too).
January 15, 2014 3:49 AM
Great illustrations and very well explained - helps me when attempting to explain the event to people who are unfamiliar with the holiday.
January 14, 2014 10:48 PM
Wonderful, exciting and informative. Thank you. Beautifully presented!
Wonderful, exciting information to the likes of me, who was not brought up in Torah an traditional information! Thank you for beautiful presentation.
January 15, 2014 10:20 AM
All we did was plant a tree & eat figs!
I was brought up in a Torah true atmosphere & still never learned anything interesting about Tu B'shvat until I read the Aish articles. Thank you Aish for making this holiday real & relevant!
January 13, 2014 8:17 PM
I really love your series of infographics for the holidays! They are so much fun to read through and very informative. Awesome job!
January 9, 2014 10:53 PM
Great job Aish! Beautiful!
Thanks for all the lovely posters and articles enriching the Tu B'Shvat experience; I appreciate them.
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