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Chevre WoW's - Water for thought

Chevre WoW’s – Water for thought

Every week, Chevre prepare Words of Wisdom to talk to the group over Shabbat. Here, Elaine Potter from Northern California discusses the subject of water. Re-posted from Elaine’s blog Elaine 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 - 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…

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…

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…

Art in Tzfat with Livnot

My Livnot Experience: Keren Gordon

My Livnot Experience: Keren Gordon The old Yiddish proverb, “Man plans and God laughs” applies to the wondrous path that led me to Livnot U’Lehibanot. When I arrived in Israel Read more…

Braiding challah in Tzfat

My Livnot Experience: Michael Busiashvili

After finishing Birthright, I spent a month living in Tel Aviv …and enjoying the Israeli city life of restaurants, cafes, beaches, and nightclubs. Coming to Livnot, I had the expectation Read more…

My Livnot Experience: Sam Hedine

My Livnot Experience: Sam Hedine

Four years ago I went on a Taglit-Birthright trip to Israel and I had a good time. I really did. But there was without a doubt something missing. I did Read more…

Alumni Spotlight: Rabbi Idit Jacques

Alumni Spotlight: Rabbi Idit Jacques

Rabbi Idit Jacques Jewish Federation of Columbus When I was in my mid-twenties, I was contemplating a career change to become a Jewish professional.  The process I needed was to Read more…