Happy Birthday to the Trees!

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Chicago Guide Tu Bishvat 2019

Behind every blade of grass is an angel who cheers, ‘Grow, grass, grow! ?Adapted from Midrash Rabbah 10:6

January 20 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Hyde Park Moishe House

Moishe House Hyde Park and Limmud Chicago + MW

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Sunday night marks Tu B’Shvat, the Jewish new year for the trees and first blooms. We’ll be singing, eating, drinking, and having a conversation about celebrating Tu B’Shvat today.

?Tu B’Shvat Seder At Read/Write Library Chicago

January 20 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Read/Write Library Chicago 914 N. California, Walton Entrance, Chicago, IL 60622 United 
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Community Led! Tu B’Shvat is is a magical gathering to praise the good happenings of our planet, and the Birthday of the Trees. It follows a celebration of the seasons through the elements of air, water, earth and fire. The seder also includes drinking 4 cups of wine or grape juice, and eating different types of fruits for each of the seasons. RSVP to Mel Rivkin at melrivkin@gmail.com

?Tu Bishvat Seder At Loop Base Hillel

January 20 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM at Loop Base Hillel

Silverstein Base Hillel – Loop

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Join BASE Hillel Loop for a dinner and Seder to celebrate the New Near for Trees! We will eat, sing, and discuss our relationship with the natural world.

?Tu B’Shevat Seder: A Conscious Eating Seder
January 20 @ 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Beit Yichud 6932 N. Glenwood Avenue, Chicago, IL 60626

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A Conscious Eating Seder. Let’s take a mystical journey through the most grounded of acts, eating. Together we will climb the Tree of Life and navigate the Four Worlds of Existence, in a universe spanning Seder. Tu Bishvat is a time to celebrate and love trees and the Tree of Life! Limited Seating,

Register Now. RSVP to Sharon Hyson, sharonhyson@hotmail.com.

?Tu Bishvat Seder With UChicago JLIC!

January 20 @ 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM at University of Chicago Hillel

UChicago JLIC

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Come join us on Sunday night for a chassidish style Tu Bishvat Seder! We would love for anyone who is interested to share ideas related to nature or to any of the themes that are discussed in a traditional Tu Bishvat Seder. Please be in touch with Orly or Rav Jon for more details if you are interested in preparing a short idea to share.

?Tu BeerShvat ?

February 7 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM On Tour Brewing Co. 1725 W. Hubbard

Grab a beer with us to ring in Tu BiShvat, “The New Year of Trees”, and learn more about Jewish National Fund’s incredible work keeping water flowing in Israel! RSVP at jnf.org/chicagojnfuture

DIY Tu B’Shvat

ChiTribe has collected the best guides and resources on the internet to help you host your own Tu B’Shvat Seder. Make sure to add your own seder to the ChiTribe Calendar.Click on the links to celebrate the trees. 


?Download Hazon Tu B’Shvat Guides

?One-page “Save the Trees” Haggadah 

?The Trees Are Davening.

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?Seeds of Hope – A Babaga Newz Seder for Tu B’Shevat

Israel Forever Foundation
?A Tu B’Shevat Seder Emphasizing The Israel Connection


?A handbook for the New Year of the Tree

JNF Tu Bishvat Chicago
?Branching Out: Tu B’Shvat Seder

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