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What is Tu b'Shvat?

Tu b'Shvat (lit. the 15th of Shevat) is the "New Years" for trees.1 A fruit which blossomed before the 15th of Shevat is...

Why is man called a tree?

The human being is a miniature world. And just as the world is made up of four elements: human, animal, vegetable and mineral, so too every person contains...

What is the Jewish view on trees?

Besides being Judaism's morality manual, the Torah might also be called the "total-planet system." This is because Planet Earth consists of...