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According to the Mishnah there are four new year days.:  Tu B'Shvat Seder
These new years are not necessarily marked by religious ceremonies today, but have been absorbed into the formal Jewish calendar. They are: the first of Tishrei, Rosh Hashanah, the first day of the Jewish calendar; the first of Iyar, recording the reign of the kings of Israel; the first of Elul, celebrating the tithing of cattle; and the fifteenth of Shevat, marking the new year for trees. [Full article...]
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