Tu B’Shvat

Tu B’shvat, a much-loved Jewish holiday, celebrates the ‘New Year of the Trees’. Traditionally the day is seen as an ecological awareness day, and trees are planted in celebration and as a long-term investment in the future. 

The SAZF Cape Council, in collaboration with the Cape SAJBD, celebrated Tu B’shvat together at Glendale home. The residents participated enthusiastically in the planting of new fruit trees in the Magen David Garden. 

Each tree was planted in honour of the hostages and those lives lost during the October 7th massacre. This year we focused on regrowth and renewal, as we rebuild Am Yisrael. 

Thanks to the JNF and Ben Getz from Urban Harvest, who generously donated beautiful fruit trees and seedlings. 

Glendale is a home that provides services for Jewish adults and aged persons with profound intellectual disabilities. The residents are an integral part of every community event; so, it gives us great pleasure to be able to give back, and continue creating a space they can enjoy. 

We hope that these trees will continue to stand tall and provide much pleasure to the residents of Glendale home. 

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