Tu Bishvat Resources
January 20, 2021
Judaics/ Kodesh, Middle School, High School, Israel education, Informal Education
- We Are All In This Together: Four Questions for Tu Bishvat by Yosef Gillers
- Jewish Climate Fest: Jan 27-31, 2021
- Tu Bishvat textual sources on Sefaria
- Spotify playlist for Tu Bishvat from Hadar
- Tu Bishvat family study guide from Hadar
- Grow Torah offers a free Tu Bishvat trivia contest, complete with questions, Jewish sources, and fun facts about trees and fruit.
- Aside from its own holiday seder, JNF features a page of holiday games and lessons, as well as sermons about Tu Bishvat.
- Global Shabbat for Tu Bishvat from JNF
- Hazon’s list of resources this year include their own updated Haggadah, music, recipes and sustainability tips, and even this TED talk on biomimicry.
- Canfei Nesharim provides a page with links to and summary of numerous articles trees, Torah and ecology.
- Lookstein presents a couple of lessons and games for young children.
- MyJewishLearning is rich in pages for Tu Bishvat, including the history of the holiday, different ways it is celebrated, its connection to Zionism, and various gourmet recipes.
- Olami’s list includes sourcesheets, cards, audio shiurim and videos.
- Worthwhile recent books on trees include The Hidden Life of Trees, American Canopy: Trees, Forests and the Making of America, and the novel The Overstory.
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