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Tu Bishvat

Tu' Bishvat, or the "New Year of the Trees, which starts evening of January 16, 2022, is Jewish Arbor Day. The holiday is observed on the 15th (tu) of the Hebrew month of Shvat. Scholars believe that originally Tu BiShvat was an agricultural festival, marking...

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

This year, Tu Bishvat and Martin Luther King Jr. Day fall on the same day — January 17. The convergence of these two seemingly unrelated holidays is the perfect opportunity to explore two important issues of our time: climate justice and social justice. READ MORE