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Tu B’Shvat Fruits

Yeshiva University Libraries. Minhagim, Amsterdam, 1723. Strauss 3382.

This woodcut is from a Yiddish Minhagim book (book of customs) published in Amsterdam in 1723 by Herts Levi Rofe. It depicts trees surrounding a table with the plethora of fruits customarily served in honor of Tu B’Shvat (the fifteenth of Shvat), the New Year for trees.

Posted by Shulamith Z. Berger