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My Livnot Experience: Brian Riesman

Brian Reisman had the opportunity to experience Livnot for two weeks. He was only scheduled for one week but something told him to come back and stay for a second. “I had Read more…

Life After Livnot: Chevruta in the Workplace

Life After Livnot: Chevruta in the Workplace

Chevruta in the workplace you said? One of the hardest things to do after experiencing the beautiful and enlightening time in Israel, the great conversations with like minded humanoids, and Read more…

Gift of Shabbat

I was introduced to practice of shabbat during my time at Livnot. It has been the ABSOLUTE GREATEST LIFELONG GIFT that anyone has ever given to me. I am the Read more…

Why Is This Beer Different From All Others: Jeremy Cowan

Livnot alum Jeremy Cowan (J06) – Founder of Shmaltz Brewing Company, is interviewed by the Philadelphia Jewish Exponent –“Why Is This Beer Different From All Others”  October 9, 2013    “The Jewish Read more…

Alumni Spotlight: Rabbi Mark Miller

Alumni Spotlight: Rabbi Mark Miller

Rabbi Mark Miller Congregation Beth Israel Dear Aharon, As I sit in this powerful time between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, I often look back to the experiences that brought Read more…

Night Hike Magic

On my third “last” night at Livnot, a small group of chevre headed out into the darkness on a night hike. Illuminated by the stars, the wilderness surrounding Tzfat was Read more…

Livnot Campus Mural

Saying goodbye, but not for the last time.

Here at Livnot, you may have a small, medium, or large group size spending time with you for 1-4 or even more weeks. It becomes evident early that you feel Read more…

Josh and Naama enjoying nature

A Hike to Remember

The hike began in the early morning, but still a bit late in true Israeli fashion. Slowly winding its way down through small Tzfat alleyways, our group slid from street Read more…

Livnot: Part Deux

Livnot: Part Deux

I made it to Livnot in September 2012 (NE76) by shear luck. If you believe in mysticism and that coincidences are in fact design, than I truly was meant to Read more…

Alumni Spotlight: Rabbi David Bar-Cohn

Alumni Spotlight: Rabbi David Bar-Cohn

Rabbi David Bar-Cohn Clinical Psychotherapist In the summer of 1993, a year after I finished university studies, I came to Livnot with the hope of learning about Judaism and Israel, Read more…