Ulpan Etzion, one of the Jewish Agency’s Absorption Centers for new immigrants, celebrated Tu B’Shvat – the new year of the trees. Students planted trees, sang songs and performed skits together on the grounds of the complex. Though not a Biblical holiday, Israelis countrywide continue the tradition of planting trees as it affirms their connection to the Land and as it builds up the Land that God has given to His people.
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