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Tu Bishvat – Planted by streams of water

Today is Tu bishvat.  It’s a Jewish holiday in honor of trees.  It is also called Rosh HaShanah L’alanot – the new year of the trees.  Adonai uses the imagery of trees throughout the Scriptures.  One of my favorite is from Tehillim (Psalms) 1. The psalmist describes the difference between the righteous and the wicked.  […]