Tu B’Shvat…Bug Free

בס”ד Tu B’Shvat…Bug Free (updated 5768) With compliments from EYAHT Aish HaTorah College for Women Based on “Bedikas Hamazon K’Hilchasa” byRabbi Moshe Vaya, shlit”a (updated for Year 5768). S=Recite “Shehechiyanu” Clean Fruits (Do not require bug-checking): Apples (fresh, dried) Avocado (S) Banana Banana chips Brazilian nuts Canned

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Tu B’Shvat

Author: Rabbi Shmuel Silinsky Tu B’Shvat is Rosh HaShanna L’… most people will say Ilanot, trees. Actually, the mishna in Rosh HaShanna 1:1 says Rosh HaShanna L’Ilan – tree – in the singular. So what is THE tree?  Rav Mordechai Sheinberger said it is the Tree of Knowledge.

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Tu B’Shvat

The first Mishna in the gemara of Rosh Hashana informs us of various ‘new years’.  These are times of the year that are considered the beginning of the annual calendar with regard to various laws.  The Rosh Hashana for trees is the fifteenth day of the month of  Shvat, more

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The Tu’s

Author: Rabbi Pinchas Morse Tu B’Shvat and Tu B’Av are not full holidays from the Torah, but are days of significance that Chazal felt we should celebrate. Why and what is the opportunity of each of these days to feel the relationship between Hashem, the Jewish People

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Tu Bishvat Class

Author: Rabbi Max Weiman Explain name “Tu B’shvat” including why we don’t make a yud and a hey for 15 in Hebrew.15 is symbolic of praise to HaShem. 15 steps of the Beis HaMikdash on which the Leviim would sing the 15 shir hamalos. 15 words of

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The Tu B’Shevat-Blessings on Fruit Quiz

QUESTIONS 1.    If one sits down to his own Tu B’Shevat table which has a platter with the following items on it (in alphabetical order):  almonds, appels, apricots, dates, figs, grapes, hazelnuts, pistachio nuts and raisins.  On which one should one make the bracha on, and explain why? 2.    Do you have to eat them in that order

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