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January 21 2013 Judaism Newsletter

Tu B'Shvat begins this weekend and - since we're already focused on trees - I thought we'd look at what trees, Torah, and people have in common.

How is Torah Like a Tree?
Tu B’Av or the fifteenth of the month of Av is a minor holiday whose main theme is that of love. In Israel today, Tu b’Av has become the equivalent of Valentine’s Day and is known as Chag HaAhava—literally, the festival or the holiday of love.


There are many other analogies between trees and the Torah. Stop by the forum where we can discuss some of the other beautiful and mystical symbolism:


Thank you for reading.

Lisa Pinkus, Judaism Editor

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