As Arbor Day approaches, it is interesting to look at how trees are used symbolically in different religions. For example, trees are mentioned many times in the various religious teachings in the bible. To see when and where they are mentioned, as well as their importance, check out this article.
Tu B’Shevat is the Jewish Arbor Day. Students of Temple Emanuel of the Pascack Valley Religious School have recently prepared for and decorated the building to get ready for the holiday. To read more about what the students did to celebrate this day, click here. To get a better idea of what Tu B’Shevat is, check out the following information located at this link.