Tu Bishvat {2017}

Last weekend we celebrated Tu Bishvat, the Jewish New Year of the Trees. Tu Bishvat is a traditional holiday where we plant trees and eat food from the seven species; wheat, barley, olives, pomegranate, figs, dates and grapes.      This holiday celebrates the “rebirth” of the trees. Tu Bishvat marks the beginning […]

Purim {2015}

Last week we celebrated the fun Jewish holiday called Purim. If you were to compare it to an American holiday I would say it’s a mash up of Halloween and Easter. We dress up in costume and pass out “baskets” to our friends. After a theme is picked we buy […]