Tu b’Av is often called the “Jewish Valentine’s Day,” but there’s actually a lot more to it than that. And just because it’s a minor holiday doesn’t mean it’s not worth celebrating.
Jewish history is a rollercoaster of challenges and triumphs. The Jewish calendar reflects this cycle of resilience and grit with annual holidays. Tu b’Av celebrates matchmaking, love and the promise of new life.
Before there was chocolate, there were figs, pomegranates and dates. Recipes for professing love on Tu b’Av.