Sunday, February 25, 2018


LPS Enjoys Tu B’Shevat Fair

LPS students visited a brachot fair in honor of Tu B’Shevat. Children enjoyed hands-on experiences of all the brachot such as making wheat into flour, picking and squeezing oranges and grapes, planting beans, picking fruit, making fruit salad and many other activities.

Yavneh Academy Gan Students Learn About Tu B’Shevat

Yavneh Academy gan students celebrated Tu;Shis week. They learned that Tu B’Shevat is a holiday that celebrates the birthday of the trees in Israel. The students learned that Tu B’Shevat is the time when the trees stop absorbing water and nutrients from the soil via its roots since they have enough food stored

Tu B’Shevat Comes to TABC

Tu B’Shevat provided the opportunity for the fertile imagination of the TABC faculty to take root. Each teacher discussed Tu B’Shevat from a unique angle. Among the topics discussed were: The beautiful parable from Taanit 5b that the greatest blessing one can give a tree (and a person) is that its progeny will follow in its way; an

Yeshivat Noam Early Childhood Students Study Tu B’Shevat

Yeshivat Noam Buds spent the week discovering, observing, measuring and sketching trees. This culminated with a beautiful Tu B’Shevat seder where the children made almost all of the brachot and ate shivat haminim. Special thanks to the YNPA, Yeshivat Noam Parents Association, for coordinating the Tu

Moriah Lower School Visits Eretz Yisrael on Tu B’Shevat

This Tu B’Shevat, lower school students enjoyed a multi-sensory experience of the land of Israel, as they took part in the shlichot’s “Shuk Machane Yehuda.” Surrounded by virtual sights and sounds of the real shuk, students worked together to find and purchase the items specified on their Hebrew shopping lists,

Gan Yaldenu of Teaneck Celebrates the Birthday of the Trees

JEC Early Childhood Plants Tu B’Shevat Garden

The JEC Early Childhood celebrated Tu B’Shevat in an exciting way this year: We started the process of planting a JEC Preschool garden! Preschoolers will have their very own garden to tend, and then reap the fruit of their labor—Yum!

Of course, since

Anshei Lubavitch Preschool Loves Tu B’Shevat

At Anshei Lubavitch Preschool, the auditorium was transformed into a forest of fruit trees for a school-wide Tu B’Shevat fair. Each station at the fair offered the students a different learning experience through games, imaginative play and sensory exploration. Student also threw the trees special

JKHA Protects the Planet in Honor of Tu B’Shevat

Tu B’Shevat, the Jewish new year for trees, was celebrated throughout JKHA, continuing this month’s theme of “Protecting our Planet—Treasure our Trees.” Led by the first grade, the midah of the month is derech eretz for your surroundings. On Tu B’Shevat, early childhood and lower school

Tu B’Shevat Kicks Off JEC’s Brachot Bee

In recognition of Tu B’Shevat, the JEC was excited for and proud to announce another opportunity to continue our student’s growth in Torah, mitzvot and, in this case, brachot learning. This year’s Brachot Bee includes knowing the brachot of specific food items as well as being able to apply the halachot of brachot.

JEC Middle School Holds Tu B’Shevat Schmooze and Seder

Excited to taste the delicious flavors of pomegranate seeds, dates and figs, JEC middle school students gathered to celebrate Tu B’Shevat. To begin the program, Rabbi Beer shared a story about the star that resides inside each and every apple. Even though the stature of an apple tree is not dominant or overly impressive,

Yeshivat Noam Sixth Grade Shares Tu B’Shevat Joy at Daughters of Miriam

Yeshivat Noam sixth grade boys Celebrate Tu B’Shevat by making floral centerpieces with seniors at Daughters of Miriam.