Happy Tu B’shvat – 5769

In the midst of environmental, financial, and political uncertainties – today is Tu B’shvat – the New Year of the Trees.

It is a time when vegetation all around is awakening from dormancy, shaking off the dust and beginning to stretch, mother earth is preparing herself for another cycle of creation and life. It’s nothing new, though every year it seems to come “just at the right time”; where the winter season has us scrambling for warmth, this time of the year brings us optimism and hope. Continue reading