The Aliyah Files #20: The month of Shevat important events: Tu B’Shevat and First Semester Report Cards

Tu B’Shevat, the 15th of the Hebrew month of Shevat, is known as the New Year of the trees. This day marks the season in when the earliest-blooming trees Israel emerge from their winter sleep and begin a new fruit-bearing cycle. This year Tu B’Shevat was celebrated on Monday, January 21, 2019. For an eco-friendly soul like myself,Continue reading “The Aliyah Files #20: The month of Shevat important events: Tu B’Shevat and First Semester Report Cards”

School’s out for summer. What do I do with all those papers?

The school year ended a few short weeks ago, yet the stores are already starting with the back to school displays.  I cannot think about back to school…it’s only July.  Whether you avail yourself of the early-bird sales or not it is crucial to deal with last year’s school papers immediately.  You do NOT wantContinue reading “School’s out for summer. What do I do with all those papers?”