Sunday, February 16, 2020


RYNJ Celebrates Tu B’Shevat

RYNJ students celebrated this past Monday, Tu B’Shevat, Rosh Hashanah L’Ilanot! Each student had the opportunity to eat delicious fruit, learn about this special day and the significance of trees. Students made projects and crowns that depicted the shivat haminim, the seven agricultural products listed in the

IEBECC Enjoys Sensory Garden on Tu B’Shevat

KC Kids at Yeshivat He’Atid Preps for Tu B’Shevat

KC Kids had an amazing week! They played brachot trivia and brachot games in anticipation of Tu B’Shevat! They also had a special guest from Jewish Federation who played interactive Tu B’Shevat games with the children. In honor of Tu B’Shevat, they also packaged containers of dried fruit for patients in many

Yeshivat Noam Buds Love Tu B’Shevat

Having observed, experienced and sketched trees, Yeshivat Noam Buds also learned and charted all of the brachot. Their experiences culminated with a special Tu B’Shevat seder where they pretended to plant trees in Eretz Yisrael and tasted all of the shivat haminim, all while making sure they made all of the

LPS Preschoolers Explore Fruits and Vegetables

In anticipation of Tu B’Shevat, preschool students at Lubavitch on the Palisades learned all about fruits and vegetables and where they come from. They learned that fruits grow on trees and that vegetables grow from the ground. They created many projects and played various games to reinforce these concepts and

Moriah Enjoys Tu B’Shevat

The Moriah School pre-k students have been busy learning about Tu B’Shevat, the birthday of the trees. On Friday the children painted trees and put pink blossoms on them, they made imaginary trees that grow things like french fries and rainbows and they read many Hebrew stories about trees and fruits. On Monday,

Tu B’Shevat Is Fun at Yeshivat He’Atid

He’Atid preschool classes celebrated Tu B’Shevat this week with many fun activities. They made fruit salad, had a Tu B’Shevat seder with all the shivat haminim and welcomed Morah Carmella’s daughter, Elena, who works for Leket in Israel to teach the children about the important work they do. What a fun and

Yavneh Students Celebrate Tu B’Shevat

In honor of Tu B’Shevat, the Yavneh Academy bnot Sherut Leumi prepared a beautiful seder Tu B’Shevat for the lower grade classes. Together, the students recited the brachot for different minim and listened to a story told by Meitar and Einat.

Gan Yaldenu Tots of Bergenfield Are Excited for Tu B’Shevat

The children were very excited to be able to celebrate Tu B’Shevat in school. After learning about the trees and what they give us they looked forward to celebrating the trees’ birthday. The chicks, puppies and butterfly classes got ready for the party by making fruit animals. Each class got to enjoy

Anshei Lubavitch Learns About Trees for Tu B’Shevat

Anshei loves to celebrate Tu B’Shevat! Students held Tu B’Shevat sedarim, planted seeds, tried new fruits, built edible pretzel trees and attended the Tu B’Shevat Fair! At the fair, they used magnifying glasses, light tables, shovels and their hands to examine the different parts and products of a

Gan Henel Loves Tu B’Shevat

In preparation for Tu B’Shevat, Farmer Sheryl created a nature experience with the Gan Henel children. They compared different types and textures of dirt and enjoyed digging their hands into them to see how it felt. Then they looked at and selected different seeds they wanted to plant. The children also

Tenafly Chabad Middle School Plants With Seniors for Tu B’Shevat

Tenafly Chabad middle school students welcomed the residents of Brightview Living—Senior Assisted Living of Tenafly to plant succulents in honor of Tu B’Shevat. After they finished planting, the students sang Tu B’Shevat songs with the guests and discussed the origins and meaning of the day.