Tu Bishvat - The New Year for Trees

Tu Bishvat, synonymous with KKL-JNF, is a festival of renewal, a celebration of nature and a holiday of the environment. So come celebrate Tu Bishvat 2020 with us!




"And you shall come to the Land, and you shall plant all kinds of edible trees..." 
Leviticus, 19:20

How to Plant a Tree

How to Plant a Tree

A helpful step by step guide to planting a tree, wherever you live, in Israel and around the world! *Including video!
 
 

The Tu Bishvat Seder

The Tu Bishvat Seder

Download a complete Tu Bishvat seder, including videos and songs - available in different languages!
Brought to you by the KKL-JNF Education Division.

 

Tu Bishvat Songbook

Tu Bishvat Songbook

Rock your Tu Bishvat by singing along to classic Israeli songs. Our online song-book has 12 well-loved songs, including artist recording, lyrics, and Karaoke!

Tu Bishvat and the KKL-JNF Connection

Tu Bishvat and the KKL-JNF Connection

Tu BiShvat, the tree-planting festival, has been celebrated throughout Israel since 1901. The Tu BiShvat plantings held by KKL-JNF all over the country in the month of Shvat every year have become a local tradition.

Tu Bishvat in the Jewish Tradition

Tu Bishvat in the Jewish Tradition

Tu Bishvat is a day deeply rooted in Jewish history. Read about Tu Bishvat’s historical origins, its spiritual significance, and the symbolism of trees in Jewish literature.
 

What do Trees do for Us?

What do Trees do for Us?

Research shows that in Israel’s high-density, urban environment, the forest’s recreational value not only covers its financial expense, but pays itself back many times over.

 

Video: Tale of a Sapling

Gallery: From Seed to Sapling