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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…

Farewell to Yefim - the man who built Tzfat

Farewell to Yefim – the man who built Tzfat

After spending over 20 years with Livnot U’Lehibanot, we wished Yefim Kosouchkin a very happy retirement. He came to Israel from Russia during the Post-Soviet Aliyah, and has been working, 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…

Livnot Onward Israel Health and Wellness Program

Livnot Onward Israel Health and Wellness Program

The program is a fusion of learning and hands-on experience in the field of health and wellness, involving nature, hiking, community service opportunities, and Jewish learning. This Onward Israel program Read more…

Chevre Under Attack

Chevre Under Attack

Hundreds of Hamas rockets have been fired at Israeli towns and cities from the Gaza Strip in recent days. Terrorists have targeted Tel Aviv, Ashdod, Ashkelon, Rishon LeZion, Herzliya, and Jerusalem. Their attacks 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…

volunteers building community garden

Building the JNF Ma’alot Memorial Garden

Livnot Community service in Tzfat – JNF Ma’alot Memorial Garden Community service is at the heart of what Livnot does. Many of the participants who come on our programs are 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…

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…