Is January 16 2014 Part Of A Jewish Celebration?
The following is a collection of holidays, commemorations, observations and celebrations for the Jewish community during Thursday, 2014-01-16. For more information on the equivalence of dates in the Hebrew calendar and other calendars, please see Hebrew Calendar 5774.
Tu Bishvat: [minor][judaism] Tu Bishvat is a Jewish holiday occurring on the 15th day of the Hebrew month of Shevat. It is also called "Rosh HaShanah La'Ilanot", literally "New Year of the Trees."In contemporary Israel the day is celebrated as an ecological awareness day and trees are planted in celebration.