When is Tu Bishvat in 2017?
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If yes, you have come to the right place. Tu Bishvat in 2017 will be observed on Friday, 10th February.
Tu Bishvat (Tu B’Shevat) is the new-year celebration (“Rosh Ha’Shana”) for the trees. It is the 15th day of the Jewish months of Shevat. This festival is also known as the “New Year for Trees” and is observed in Jewish communities in countries such as the United States.
Tu B’Shevat is not a public holiday in the United States. However, some Jewish organizations may be closed or offer a limited service to allow for festivities to occur on this day.
However, Tu Bishvat in 2017 begins on the evening of Friday, 10th February and will end on the evening of Saturday, 11th February. It became customary to plant a tree for every newborn child – a cedar for a boy and a cypress or pine for a girl.