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Spring hasn't sprung yet, but that's of no concern to trees or their tree-hugging friends: They will be marking Tu Bishvat next week, on the date for which the minor holiday is named (the 15th of the month of Shevat, which falls on January 16 this year). Also known as Jewish Arbor Day and the "New Year" for the trees, Tu Bishvat goes back to the days of the Talmud; then, for the purpose of biblical...