Tu B'shevat in Safed 2018
Tu B'shevat is celebrated on the 15th day of the Hebrew month of Shevat. Talmudic rabbis declared that Tu B'shevat was the "birthday of the trees" -- that's the day, they determined, that a tree's sap starts to run.....produce harvested before Tu B'shevat is subject to the tithing of the previous year while produce harvested after Tu B'shevat goes on the account of the following year's tithe.
In the 1500s the kabbalists of Tzfat recognized the spiritual significance of Tu B'shevat, as a day when Jews discuss the deeper meanings of G-D's blessings through the imager of trees, fruit and the earth's bounty.
The kabbalists. created a ritual meal, the Tu B'shevat Seder. In recent years the celebration of Tu B'Shevat has become a time for people to contemplate on the environment via the festive Tu B'shevat celebration.
Tu B'Shevat's kabbalistic rituals originated in Safed and it's in Safed that some of the most magical and meaningful Seders take place -- 500 years after the rabbis initiated the commemoration.
Come fo Tzfat for Tu B'shevat, Tuesday night January 30th, for mystical celebration events.
Here is your exclusive invitation to the "Tu Bishvat - The Art of Evolving" retreat taking place in Tzfat from the 25-28 January 2018. It's your time to prosper and grow.
Special offer: book by 1st January 2018 and pay $244 (NIS 850) and after this date $272 (NIS 950). Shabbat only $143 (NIS 500). Payment includes the program, meals, and accommodation.
Ascent's 35th Annual Tu B'Shvat "Seder": Tuesday, January 30, 8:08 PM in the "Kabbalah Cave". Thirty (30) fruits, 4 cups of wine: Kabbalah Contemplations; holiness of the Land of Israel. A great time. Conducted in English by Rabbi Yerachmiel Tilles.
Web site: yt@KabbalaOnline.org Fee: 50 NIS; for Tzfat residents, new olim. Ascent alumni and anyone who pays in advance: 40 NIS.\
Places and fruit quantities limited; register now.
Contact: Rabbi Yerachmiel Tillis Phone: 07 73 601 101
sms text or WhatsApp: 058-770-1659