Posts Tagged ‘Tu b’Shevat’

Children Plant Olive Trees For Windsor Tu B’Shevat Celebration

By Ron Stang, Special to the Jewish News Photography by Ron Stang Dozens of children and their parents turned out on a bitterly cold day at a suburban Windsor nursery to celebrate Tu B’Shevat. The event featured talks and workshops on planting olive trees, animal rescue and making bird feeders out of bagels. There was also…

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Tu B’Shevat Art Project: Seven Species Fabric Collage

This art project, from Stefanie Heideman at, will show you how to create your own version of Israel’s Seven Species in a special collage that will serve as a beautiful and constant reminder of the connection between the Nation of Israel and the Land of Israel. SUPPLIES NEEDED 1. Select the background fabric you…

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After graduate school, Beverly Kent went off to discover Israel, which was born the same year as she was.

Israel@70: Ties That Bind

Beverly Kent Goldenberg Special to the Jewish News [similar id=45408 type=all] A Detroiter born in 1948 charts her close relationship with Israel’s growth. I was a post-World War II baby, born in 1948. This spring, I celebrated my 70th birthday; so did the State of Israel. As I was growing up in Northwest Detroit, my mother, Jennie Levin Kent, made sure our joint destiny…

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The Enchanted Forest

Natalie Balazovich is an extraordinary gardener. In only a matter of days, she is transforming a few indoor rooms — where there is little sun, no soil, no streams or lakes — into a beautiful forest. The forest will be home to trees (of a sort) and images of nature in all colors and sizes,…

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