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Tu B’Shvat Haggadah

Tu B’Shvat is an ancient celebration of the new year for trees. It has changed and evolved over twenty centuries, and has never been more vital or significant than it is today. We live in an era in which sustainable forestry is more widely practiced than ever before, yet deforestation is a powerful driver of climate change and loss of biodiversity. Trees play important roles in some of the most challenging environmental issues of our time, and the way we use them is important, even in ways you might not expect. For a simple example: saving paper does not just “save trees,” but also prevents burning fossil fuels in transportation and processing.

Hazon’s Haggadot offer thoughts and ideas to help you celebrate Tu B’Shvat in your home or community. The texts, questions, activities, and suggestions can serve as guides for viewing Tu B’Shvat through fresh eyes and recontextualizing traditions.

Tu B’Shvat Haggadah: Hazon Seder and Sourcebook

The 2021 Tu B’Shvat haggadah offers thoughts and ideas to help you celebrate the new year for trees in your home or community.

Our new haggadah features the outline for a full seder including blessings over wine and symbolic foods, as well as a variety of thematic activities and discussion topics. The 2021 Haggadah uniquely focuses on the crises we have faced over the last 12 months including racial injustice and the climate crisis.

Download a free copy of the 2021 haggadah

 

Tu B'Shvat haggadah cover 2020

The 2020 Tu B’Shvat haggadah offers thoughts and ideas to help you celebrate the new year for trees in your home or community. This Haggadah uniquely focuses on the science and data around forestation and the role trees play in sustaining a healthy planetary ecosystem while mitigating climate change.

Download a free copy of the 2020 haggadah
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