- Tu BiShvat occurs on Thursday, 16 January 2014
- Candle lighting: 4:37pm on Friday, 17 January 2014
- This week’s Torah portion is Parashat Yitro
- Havdalah (72 min): 6:09pm on Saturday, 18 January 2014
Tu BiShvat or Tu B’Shevat or Tu B’Shvat (Hebrew: ט״ו בשבט) is a minor Jewish holiday, occurring on the 15th day of the Hebrew month of Shevat. It is also called “The New Year of the Trees” or (Hebrew: ראש השנה לאילנות, Rosh HaShanah La’Ilanot). Tu BiShvat is one of four “New Years” mentioned in the Mishnah.
Bob Jackson – בוב ג’קסון