February 7 is the minor holiday (not commanded in Scripture) of Tu Bi-Shevat, traditionally marking the beginning of springtime in Israel. It is also considered the New Year of Trees.” One custom associated with this holiday is tree planting.

For more on Tu Bi-Shevat, see our Tu Bi-Shevat page.

Visit the Jewish National Fund’s online tree planting center, where you can plant a tree as a gift or in memory of a loved one.