Tu B'shvat Assembly - äöâä ìè"å áùáè
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Tu B'Shvat assembly
Grandfather and granddaughter meeting each other:
D: oh grandfather!! You look so nice!! What’s the occasion?
F: it’s not Pesach – why are you asking questions?!
D: pesach? Oh oh! The Kushiot!!
F: I look special today because today is Tu B’shvat.
D: Tu B’shvat, what’s that?
F: Tu B'Shvat, the Fifteenth of the Hebrew month of Shevat, is the "New Year for the Trees" or Rosh Hashana La-ilanot. It is also just the right time to plant trees, and this is what I’m going to do now.
D: why do we have to plant trees?
F: For a thousand years, the Jewish people lived in
Our hope was to see the fulfillment of the biblical promise:
(Ariel entering the stage dressed as a prophet)
Ariel :(open the book )"And I will restore my people
F: I was just about to say that!
When the áéú äî÷ãù was stand Tu B’Shavt was the end of the year for giving îòùøfrom fruit trees. But today we Plant trees to reaffirm our bond with the
Song number 1 "ãò ìê"
(Grandfather is standing, planting a tree and singing to himself (rap), the king is entering the stage
K: How old are you?
A: yes, how old are you anyway?
F: (smiling) how old do I look like? (Posing like a model)
A: (quietly) I think around 70
K: (look confused saying to Ariel) what are you talking about? I will say around 90? 100?
F: no, no! I am only 70 years old
K: (look at the old man as if he was crazy) I can understand you having worked in your younger days to provide food for yourself, but now you are old and will surely die soon.
A: shshs… don’t say that!
(King looking at Ariel annoyed)
A: (looking frightened) amm.., oh.., yes, you will die soon!
K: How can you expect to eat from the fruit of the tree you are planting? So why bother?
F: I must nevertheless do my duty as long as I am able to do it. Hashem has created the trees for us and it is our obligation to uphold and preserve them for the future.
A: interesting...( thinking to himself), that’s make sense..
K: ( look at Ariel) crazy old man!!
A: yes… crazy..
Song number 2 "àøõ çéèä åùòåøä"
D: good morning grandfather!! How are you today?
F: (smiling). I’m so excited!! Are you ready to plant a tree today?
D: sure! What are we planting today?
F: we will plant a olive tree
D: why did you choose olive? Last time it was figs wasn’t it?
F: because olives are also important, and also one of the seven species- Shivaat Haminim that
D: sure! Chita/Wheat, Se’orah/Barley, Gefen/Grapes, T’einah/Fig, Rimon/Pomegranate, Zayit/Olive, Tamar/Date (Honey)
(King and Ariel entering the stage)
K: (to Ariel) oh! Isn’t it the same crazy old man we’ve seen 3 years ago?
A: yes, this is him (sarcastically), unbelievable, he is still alive!!
K: (to the old man) oh, it’s you again!!
Wow!! (Pointing on a tree), is this the tree you planted 3 years ago?
F: yes, would you like to take some fruits?
(Grandfather is giving him a basket full of figs, king take the basket)
K: (To Ariel) take this basket and fill it with gold!
A: (his hands full of things he was carrying for the king already) but, i…
K: take it!
A: but, my king, I told you, this isn’t gold!! It’s chocolate..
K: just give it!
(Ariel Doing what he asked, king gives the basket to the old man)
K: Take, this is for you. You taught me a good lesson. (Leaving)
D: (eating chocolate) I think I like this Tu B’shvat... (Smiling)
(Both are leaving stage.)