Double holiday - twice better mood!
The holiday Tu B'Shvat reminds Jews, wherever they live - they are inextricably linked with the land of Israel. 10 February (15 Shevat on the Jewish calendar) we will celebrate this holiday beautiful and life-affirming. It is also called New Year trees. Why? For all fruits, that mature after, considered crop next year. There is a special procedure (seder) the holiday. AND 31 Jan. female group of the "Kesher" holds a Sabbath, combining the traditions of the holiday of Tu B'Shvat tradition of Saturday.
This was a very positive and pleasant celebration. It was traditionally Sabbath: lighting candles, blessing and Hal grape drink, Saturday songs. On the table, except for the Sabbath meal, – characteror for Tu B'Shvat 7 fruit. We mentioned the tradition of celebration, symbols, had an interesting communicative exercises, the essence of which - to tell, on that tree like a neighbor and why we think so. It was fun, interesting and informative.