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Definition of the noun shevat

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noun - plural: -

  1. the fifth month of the civil year: the eleventh month of the ecclesiastical year in the Jewish calendar (in January and February)

Alternative definition of the noun shevat

proper noun

  1. [Judaism] The fifth month of the civil year in the Jewish calendar, after Tevet and before Adar.

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Google previewThree Gates to Meditation Practice (2000)

A Personal Journey Into Sufism, Buddhism, and Judaism by David A. Cooper

Tu B'Shevat is the festival of the New Year of Trees, which occurs during the month of January or February.

Tu B'Shevat is a turning point on a mystical calendar that marks an importantphase of the ending of winter and the beginning of ...

Google previewThe Tapestry of Jewish Time (2000)

A Spiritual Guide to Holidays and Life-cycle Events by Nina Beth Cardin

Tu B'Shevat is a holiday that calls us out-of-doors. Most days, we dwell in our houses and in other climate-controlled environments, dashing from home to car to office to store, often ignoring — with casual, costly neglect — the state of the world ...

Google previewJewish Holiday Traditions (2001)

Joyful Celebrations from Rosh Hashanah to Shavuot by Linda Burghardt

Tu b'Shevat is an official national holiday in Israel, complete with elaborate parades, singing, merrymaking, and festivals surrounding the...

For Jews throughout the world today, Tu b'Shevat means a day of honoring trees in a variety of ways.

Google previewTeaching Jewish Holidays (1997)

History, Values, and Activities by Robert Goodman

" Tu B'Shevat is the agricultural New Year, hence this name ...

Google previewThe Gourmet Jewish Cookbook (2014)

More Than 200 Recipes from Around the World by Denise Phillips

Tu B'shevat (15th Shevat) Tu B'Shevat is the Jewish New Year for trees. It is a day for planting trees and other greenery, and for reminding ourselves of our duty to care for our planet. One tradition is to bring spirituality to the dining table in the ...

Google previewKosher Salt and Exotic Spices (2009)

An Adventure in Kosher Cooking by Sharyn J. Rosler

Tu B'shevat is the New Year of the Trees. It celebrates the blooming of the first buds on the trees in Israel. Foods from Israel, that are mentioned in the Torah, such as grapes, dates, figs, and carob, are eaten and many people go on picnics.

Google previewJewish Every Day (2000)

The Complete Handbook for Early Childhood Teachers by Maxine Segal Handelman

Tu B'Shevat is a reminder to us that it is our responsibility to care for the earth. Brainstorm with your child ways you can recycle and save energy in your home. Plant seeds at home — nothing grows faster (and is more rewarding to a child with ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Judaism (2005)

by Sara E. Karesh, Mitchell M. Hurvitz

K 528 Tu B'Shevat the Jews, in the aftermath of the HOLOCAUST, and embraced the principles enshrined in the BALFOUR DECLARATION that there should be a Jewish state in PALESTINE. However, Truman's Departments of War and State ...

Google previewDictionary of Jewish Terms (2011)

A Guide to the Language of Judaism by Ronald L. Eisenberg

Shevat. The 11th month of the Hebrew calendar (January/February). The holiday of Tu ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Judaism (2001)

by Dagobert D. Runes

Chamishah Asar bi-Shevat Fifteenth day of Shevat— Jewish Arbor Day. Chananeel ben Chushiel Rabbi in Kairwan, Tunis, Chanukah ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the Jews (2010)

by Alan Unterman

They are Tishri, Marcheshvan, Kislev, Tevet, Shevat, Adar (plus Second Adar in a leap year), Nisan, Iyyar, Sivan, Tammuz, Av, and Elul. Jewish communities in the Diaspora would keep an extra day for festivals, since information about the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of New Year's Holidays Worldwide (2014)

by William D. Crump

Iyar, Sivan, Tammuz, Av, Elul, Tishrei, Heshvan, Kislev, Tevet, Shevat, Adar. In a complete year, Heshvan and Kislev both contain 30 ...

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Scrabble value of S1H4E1V4A1T1

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