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‘Activism and advocacy is ingrained in the culture of Livnot…’

In a moving and deeply personal post, Maya Weinstein, shares her transformative experiences on Livnot’s Northern Exposure program during the winter of 2016. “I desperately needed a break from reality and to Read more…

Tu B’Av Chevre Reunion - the holiday of love!

Tu B’Av Chevre Reunion – the holiday of love!

Join us in Tzfat from Thursday, August 7 to Monday, August 11 for a special chevre reunion for Tu B’Av – the holiday of love!  This reunion could not come at a Read more…

Can I leave not? Reflections on a month at Livnot

Re-posted from Emily Rapport’s blog; The Travelers’ New Groove When I told people I met in Israel that I would be participating in a month-long program in Tzfat, they looked Read more…

Shabbat Letters Campaign - Dave Bender

Shabbat Letters Campaign – Dave Bender

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…

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…

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…

Alumni Spotlight: Rabbi Richard Rheins

Alumni Spotlight: Rabbi Richard Rheins

Rabbi Rick Rheins Temple Sinai Dear Friends, Please permit this Reform Rabbi to share an enthusiastic endorsement of Livnot.  I was on the sixth Livnot program in Tzvat the summer Read more…

Simone in Livnot kitchen

Blisters & Bruises

(This blog post should be read while listening to Just Can’t Get Enough) When asked about her Livnot experience, the first thing that comes to mind is blisters and bruises, Read more…

Alumni Spotlight: Rabbi Gershon Clymer

Alumni Spotlight: Rabbi Gershon Clymer

Rabbi Gershon Clymer Joint Conversion Institute Livnot was a major turning point in my life.  It was the first place I experienced Jewish spirituality, walked the land of Israel from Read more…

Alumni Spotlight: Peter Rothbart

Alumni Spotlight: Peter Rothbart

Peter Rothbart is a singer-songwriter, editor, freelance writer, sustainable agriculture advocate and the founder of a lawn-sharing communal gardening project. He came to Israel for the first time in 2007 Read more…