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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…

Chevre WOWs: Judaism and Contentment

Chevre WOWs: Judaism and Contentment

Every Shabbat, some chevre prepare Words of Wisdom, spiritual food for thought to accompany the physical feast. This W.O.W. from the archives describes a Jewish view of contentment. I read once in a 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…

Tu B'Av - Self Defense for the First Date

Tu B’Av – Self Defense for the First Date

This week, our very own Jewish Jedi master, Shlomo, gave us a class in the theme of the holiday of love, Tu B’av. It was titled, Self Defense for the Read more…

Chevre WoWs - The Mitzvah of Giving

Chevre WoWs – The Mitzvah of Giving

Every week, Chevre prepare Words of Wisdom to talk to the group over Shabbat. Here, Adam Yasinow from Cleveland, Ohio discusses the subject of charity. Shabbat Shalom everyone. For my words of wisdom, I will 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…

Livnot Shabbat - Peace and One-ness

Livnot Shabbat – Peace and One-ness

The glassblower spun the hot clear glass at the end of the rod over colorful shards sitting in a small bowl.  As the glowing cup picked up the pieces, they 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…