Figs: The Biblical King of Trees

Figs: The Biblical King of Trees

What do figs have to do with the Bible? More than you may realize. That’s because the land of Israel was blessed but even more so through the seven traditional species (wheat, barley, grapes, figs, pomegranates, olives and dates) as listed in Deuteronomy:   For...
Tu B’Shvat: The Basics

Tu B’Shvat: The Basics

❝There is hope for a tree; If it is cut down it will renew itself; Its shoots will not cease.❞ Job 14:7 Despite not being specifically mentioned in the Bible, Tu B’Shvat has Biblical implications and, as the holiday that connects Jews to the land, has become massively...