Not Kansas: The Freeze-Day Hike

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Not Kansas: The Freeze-Day Hike

Livnot has been hiking this path for 34 years. Nobody else really does this on such a regular basis anymore. But another 3-day hike, yet again, was just completed by Livnot’s one-month Read more…

Tenufa Ba'Kehila

Tenufa Ba’Kehila

In 1985, Gavriel (Gabi) and Tova Leah (Tina) Nachmani came into the Livnot family, and became an integral part of its operations.  After being here at the Tzfat campus, they Read more…

Rabbi B’s Blog – Visiting Mourners: Before You Enter

Past Chevre, Rabbi Baruch HaLevi, recently opened up on the subject of Mourning with Meaning and being “fine” after loss (Read the full post here).  In response to many comments, Read more…

Tamar Bittelman z"l

Tamar Bittelman z”l

Noach, husband of past chevre Tamar Bittleman z”l, wrote the letter below and we would like to share it with the rest of the Livnot family.  May her memory be Read more…

My Livnot Experience: Jennifer Swimmer

My Livnot Experience: Jennifer Swimmer

Livnot, one word, so much more than that! I left Chicago without any idea of how Livnot would affect me. I never imagined a one month program in Israel would Read more…

Shabbat Letters Campaign

Shabbat Letters Campaign

In response to a project which aims to make Shabbat a central feature of Jewish life in North America, we sent out a request to our alumni.  We asked them 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

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

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…

Hike Israel Livnot

My Livnot Experience: Jared Solomon

My name is Jared and, like many other young Jews, I initially came to Israel on Birthright intending to seek something more meaningful than what I was getting from back Read more…