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What is Tu B’Shevat?
Some call it the new year for trees. Other call it the birthday for trees. Our mesora, however, teaches us that it’s celebrated as the new year for trees but actually marks the birthday of the tree – Aytz Chaim – the tree of life. Found in the Garden of Eden, this tree may not be accessible to us at the present moment, but it’s impact affects us to this very day.
The higher the tension in a situation, the more likely things will go sideways. It isn’t just about nuclear treaties or missile threats – the same applies in basic physics and daily life. This is where we can take a clear lesson using a far more dangerous approach – rubber bands.