Faith is like a flashlight beam thrown ahead of us into the darkness. Its beam is always more visible when grief clouds about us. In some such events, an experience of faith kindles an unquenchable light.
Tu BiSh'vat is a perfect time to encourage children to think about trees and the environment, with the help of these Shalom Sesame videos and fun activities.
Purim is a holiday to celebrate in costume, read the megillah, bake special cookies, send baskets of food to friends, and give gifts to the poor.