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How to enjoy the beauty of Tu Bishvat in Israel 2017!

Tu Bishvat this year falls on Friday night/Shabbat the 10/11th of February. Essentially though, the entire month represents one of the most beautiful times to see stunning wild flowers all over Israel.

LoveLoveIsrael’s big list of fruit and vegetable picking places around Israel – including relevant workshops. Included in this list is Derech Hatvlinim, that will be running special workshops.

The Darom Adom Festival– Anemone Festival in the Negev throughout February

Photo Credit Roi Ken-Tor

Photo Credit Roi Ken-Tor – Neot Kedumim

Neot Kedumim is having a special Tu Bishvat event on  Friday 10th February from 9-12:30am. Entrance costs 30 Shekel. There will be guided tours as well as a full Tu Bishvat seder with brachot and singing on may fruits. For an extra 50 shekel you can join the photography seminars where you can learn from experts how to capture the best photos in nature, using either DSLR cameras or smartphones. Contact them for exact details. There is also a photo competition.

National Parks throughout Israel will be running special programs.

You may find something fun on the KKL events page for Tu Bishvat.

Get out and walk in nature – all over Israel you can find beautiful wild flowers. Here is a list (in Hebrew) of great flower sites and hikes!

Featured image credit: Hadas Nitzan (Derech Hatvlinim)

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