Jewish holiday

4:32pm

Tue March 13, 2012
Arts & Culture

A New Year for Trees at San Francisco’s Contemporary Jewish Museum

Photo courtesy of http://www.thecjm.org/index.php?option=com_ccevents&scope=prgm&task=detail&fid=30&oid=736

At a Berkeley city farm called Urban Adamah, about 100 people are gathered under a large, white, open-air tent. It’s a cold, raining evening in early February – but nevermind the weather. This is a festive occasion. Pomegranates, olives and other fruits and wines fill the tables to celebrate a little-known Jewish holiday called Tu B’shevat.

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