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Tu B’Shevat, which falls on the 15th day of the Hebrew month of Shevat, is a favorite holiday of mine. It is one of the four new years in the annual Jewish cycle, the New Year of the Trees. … more
“Privilege.” What does it mean?  The help at Frenchman’s Creek – a manicured and gated community in Florida’s Palm Beach – come from such … more
Tu b’Shevat seders aren’t new – they’re just new to many of us. Started in the 16th century by the Kabbalists, the seders are beginning to take hold in the United States, much like sufganiyah is growing in popularity as a new Hanukkah tradition and oranges are popping up on Passover seder plates. more
Tu b’Shevat, which begins on the evening of Sunday, Jan. 20, is a small gem of a Jewish holiday, coming as it does in midwinter, when there is not much else to celebrate. Many know it … more