PHOTO: Tree-planting celebrates the coming of spring

info@islandpacket.comJanuary 19, 2013 

From left, Ray Mintz and Barry Zweiban look on as Rabbi Steve Kirschner adds a shovelful of earth as he and members of Bluffton's Temple Oseh Shalom plant a magnolia tree at the congregation's Memorial Gardens on the grounds of Sauls Funeral Home on Saturday. The fourth annual tree planting was held in celebration of the Jewish holiday of Tu B'shevat, which honors the coming of spring.

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Members of Bluffton's Temple Oseh Shalom planted a magnolia tree at the congregation's Memorial Gardens on the grounds of Sauls Funeral Home on Saturday. The fourth annual tree planting was held in celebration of the Jewish holiday of Tu B'shevat, which honors the coming of spring.

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