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 5781 (2022) with us!

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

Leviticus, 19:23
 
 
This Tu BiShvat - the Valentine's Day for Trees - show trees some love by helping to restore the burnt Jerusalem-area forests. Together, we will bring life back to the forest.

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  • How to Plant a Tree

    A helpful step-by-step guide to planting a tree, anywhere in the world! Includes the Planter's Prayer.
    Please note: There will be no KKL-JNF tree-planting events in Israel, as this Tu Bishvat occurs in a Shmita year.
  • What, no tree planting? Tu BiShvat during Shmita

    In Israel, going out to plant a tree with your classmates or colleagues is practically synonymous with Tu BiShvat, but this Tu Bishvat falls in a Shmita year. That changes everything...
  • 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 & Community Division.
  • 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!
    Hebrew | English | French | Spanish

  • 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 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?

    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.

  • Trees & Forests Videos

    Everything you wish to know about trees and forests in the videos in front of you.