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Tu B’Shevat - Tree Planting Ceremony at Holiday Park
- Date: January 22, 2019 10:30 AM
- Location: Holiday Park
1150 G. Harold Martin Dr.
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33304
The City of Fort Lauderdale, the Consul General of Israel, and the Jewish National Fund Present
A TREE PLANTING CEREMONY
in observance of
New Year of the Trees
Tuesday | January 22, 2019 | 10:30 AM
Holiday Park | 1150 G. Harold Martin Drive | Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
(in the median between the Social Center and the Tennis Center)
Tu B’Shevat is a Jewish holiday that marks the beginning of the “New Year for Trees.” During this season, the earliest-blooming trees in Israel emerge from their winter dormancy and begin a new fruit-bearing cycle. Tu B’Shevat is traditionally celebrated by eating fruit, particularly, those praised in the Torah such as grapes, figs, pomegranates, olives and dates. Today, the holiday is also observed by planting trees to raise ecological awareness.