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Tu B'Shvat

Are Trees of the Field Human?

Deuteronomy 20:19 forbids the chopping down of fruit trees during war-time, and offers the cryptic explanation כי האדם עץ השדה (ki ha-adam etz hasadeh), but what does this mean?[1]


Shai Secunda



The Essence of the Hebrew Calendar

The Hebrew calendar marks multiple news year’s days to express different values: nature and history, universal and particular.


Aaron Demsky



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