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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…

Sukkot at Livnot

Sukkot at Livnot

Sukkot at Livnot U’Lehibanot Sukkot is the Jewish celebration of nature and the harvest, a time when we move out of our “permanent” structures into temporary dwellings. There is no Read more…

Livnot Onward Israel - Reflections on the six-week program

Livnot Onward Israel – Reflections on the six-week program

As Livnot’s six-week Onward Israel program comes to an end this Shabbat, participants reflect on their time here at Livnot U’Lehibanot. My name is Marina Shayevich. I’m a 20-year-old college Read more…

Tisha B'Av - A Day of Tragedies

Tisha B’Av – A Day of Tragedies

Today at sundown starts the 9th of Av – Tisha B’Av – a day of fasting that is the culmination of the period of mourning known as Three Weeks, which Read more…

Chevre WOW's - Joy

Chevre WOW’s – Joy

Every week, Chevre prepare Words of Wisdom to talk to the group over Shabbat. Here, Benjahmen Zand takes on the subject of joy.      Simchah (joy) is one of the highest 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…

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…

The Three Day Hike - Together to the Sea

The Three Day Hike – Together to the Sea

When Abraham and Sarah entered Canaan at the Ladder of Tyre, they hiked across the width and breadth of the Land of Israel. They did this because to walk the 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…

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…