Livnot Galilee Fellowship: A Typical Day

A typical day starts with a community breakfast and a discussion of the day’s newscast and current events in Israel. Participants either set out on an all-day hike, trekking and exploring the majestic scenery of Northern Israel (including waterfalls and ancient Jewish communities) or are involved in a meaningful community service activity and an evening seminar or workshop on issues of Jewish spirituality, customs and traditions,Judaism and art and other subjects of interest. Participants experience a traditional Shabbat with local Israelis, which is unparalleled and world-renown in Tzfat.  Participants are also given free time to explore the cobblestone alleyways of Tzfat on their own.  The Galilee Fellowship features Livnot’s three-day sea-to-sea hike, overnight desert trek, and apx. 25 hours of community service each week.  There is also a free weekend to meet up with friends and family or just explore another part of Israel.

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Accommodations in Tzfat

The Livnot U’Lehibanot campus is located in the picturesque Old City of Tzfat, off a cobblestone alleyway lined with artists’ galleries.  The lower part of the campus was excavated from 16th-century rooms with stone arches and domed ceilings. Each room accommodates 3-5 participants, with a private bathroom and a/c.  The kitchen, dining hall, and library are common areas.  A large balcony which offers panoramic views of the Galilee region is used for outdoor dining, meditation, and group discussions.  The campus has three public computers, wireless internet, and laundry facilities.