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Events

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Makom Zoom Out Shabbat with Tree Trivia & Music Havdalah (Adath Jeshurun Congregation) 5:30-6:15 p.m. Saturday, January 23

Join fellow young adults to welcome the week with TREE TRIVIA and musical Havdallah.

Beyond Tu B’Shvat Kids’ Seder (Adath Jeshurun Congregation) 9:30 – 10:15 a.m. Sunday, January 24

Participate in a festive Tu B’Shvat seder; try new fruits and learn about ways to honor our environment.

Tu B’Shevat: Searching for the Trees (PJ Library Mpls & Temple Israel) 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Sunday, January 24. Brookview Golden Valley

Join PJ Library and Temple Israel for an outdoor adventure as we celebrate the birthday of the Trees, with a Tu B’Shevat themed scavenger hunt for your family to complete on your own time and in your own neighborhood.

She is a Tree of Life: Celebrating our Bodies, our Interconnection, and Tu BiShvat (Institute for Jewish Spirituality) 11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. CT Sunday, January 24. $99

On this half-day retreat, we will engage in somatic movement, yoga, dance, song, artmaking, breathwork, and mindfulness to nurture a loving and expansive relationship with the body.

The Big Bold Jewish Climate Fest (Collaborative) January 27 – 31

A free, virtual and collaborative festival by and for people who want to activate Jewish values to move the needle on climate change. We believe the time has come to make climate action a central moral issue of our community. The core planning team includes leaders behind The Great Big Jewish Food Fest, the creators of the 2019 Urgency of Now: Seattle’s Jewish Climate Festival, and leading Jewish organizations Hazon and Dayenu.

Tu B’Shevat Virtual Experience (Beth El Synagogue) 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, January 27

Our annual Tu B’Shevat Seder is renowned for the food, the wines, the experience. Our virtual evening will include: Cocktail Demonstrations with Mixologist Pam Wiznitzer, Delectable Torah from Rabbis Davis & Olitzky, & a multi-course cooking demonstration by Chef Zoë Moskowitz

A Musical Tu Bishvat Seder (Hadar’s Rising Song Institute) 6:30 p.m. CT Wednesday, January 27

Join us for an exploration of the mystical world of Tu Bishvat, weaving together traditional elements of the kabbalistic Tu Bishvat seder with music, ritual and sound. Celebrate the New Year of the Trees with an exciting group of musicians and artists, including Anat Halevy Hochberg, Koach Baruch Frazier, Yoni Battat, Rebekka Goldsmith and Batya Levine.

Meditative Tu B’Shevat Seder (Beth El Synagogue) 1 – 2 p.m. Thursday, January 28

Join Rabbi Davis for a virtual Tu B’Shevat Seder which will include special foods, blessings, teachings and eating meditations.

Young Family Tu B’Shevat Celebration (Beth El Synagogue & Camp Ramah) 5:30 p.m. Thursday, January 28

We will be creating a 3D tree out of recycled materials, so make sure to check out all the needed supplies before the event!

Adath Jeshurun Community Seder (Adath Jeshurun) 7 – 8 p.m. Thursday, January 28

Celebrate Tu B’Shvat at our congregational Zoom seder. Tu B’Shvat platters with everything you need for the seder are available to order for pick up at Adath.

St. Paul Community Seder (St. Paul Jewish Federation / PJ Library St. Paul) 6 – 7 p.m. Friday, January 29

The Seder will be led by Keshet, our community Shlicha. She will be joined by Wendy Baldinger and her amazing music. PJ Library and PJ Our Way Families will have the opportunity to go into a breakout room for a special Tu B’Shevat project, story, and Tasting Party led by Anna Burnstein, PJ Library Engagement Specialist.

Resources

15 Shevat hub from Chabad

Tu B’Shevat Haggadot

The Four Worlds of Tu B’shevat (Sinai Green)

Justice Seder (Rabbi David G. Winship)

Pri Ets Hadar (the original Tu B’Shevat Haggadah, circa 1728)

Seder and Sourcebook (Hazon)

Seder Tu BiShvat (Velveteen Rabbi)

Seeds of Hope (BabagaNewz)

Tu B’Shevat Hagaddah (Jewish National Fund)

A Tu B’Shvat Seder (Juliette Hirt)

A Tu B’Shevat Seder for Kids (PJ Library)

Tu B’shevat 2021 & more articles from My Jewish Learning

Tu B’Shevat Cosmic Reference Library Articles from Devotaj Sacred Arts

Tu B’Shevat history, customs, & recipes from ReformJudaism.org

Tu B’Shevat for Kids from PJ Library

Tu B’Shevat & mental health from The Blue Dove Foundation

Tu B’Shevat reflections, articles, poems, & more from Ritualwell

Recipes

Tu B’Shevat Foods from My Jewish Learning/The Nosher

Tu B’Shevat Recipes from Rebekah Lowin

TC Chewfolk

Banana-Coconut Soup with Peach Salsa

Dried Fruit Tabouleh & Pistachio Stuffed Dates w/Coconut

Fruit Breads & Tu B’Shevat “Forest”

Mandelbread

Tu B’Shevat Smorasbord

Just for Fun

4K Virtual Forest Walk along Middle Fork Trail at Snoqualmie region

Sign on the this call for Climate Chutzpah to Pres.-Elect Joe Biden & Congress

Yes, It’s a Minnesota Winter. We’re Still Celebrating Tu B’Shevat. (This article is from 2016. Please keep in mind attractions may be closed or have Covid restrictions in effect. Always mask up, socially distance, and socialize only with members of your household.)

This Tu B’Shevat Playlist:

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Purim

Events

Submit an event here or email [email protected]!

Resources

Celebrating Purim With Your Family from PJ Library

DIY Purim Costume Ideas for Kids and Adults from Rebekah Lowin

Purim 2021 & more articles from My Jewish Learning

Purim history, customs, & recipes from ReformJudaism.org

Purim hub from Chabad

Purim reflections, articles, poems, & more from Ritualwell

Purim sustainability resources from Hazon

Recipes

Purim Food from My Jewish Learning/The Nosher

Purim Recipes from Rebekah Lowin

TC Chewfolk

Blue Hamentaschen

Onion Poppy Seed Purim Ring Bread

Chocolate Hamantaschen

Ever Try A Challatashen?

Four Hamantaschen: Pareve, Lemon with Chocolate-Chestnut filling, Cheesy, & Crispy

Melissa’s Hamantaschen Recipe

Molten Chocolate Hamantaschen

Mushroom Kreplach

Onion-Poppy Seed Bread Ring

A Trio of Triangle Foods

Just for Fun

5 Yoga Poses To Help Turn You Into A Hamantaschen

“Felt” Like Making Hamentaschen

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