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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…

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…

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…

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…

My Livnot Experience - Nature's Wonders

My Livnot Experience – Nature’s Wonders

Editors note: For some decades Livnot chevre have been recycling their beer cans by donating them to The Committee for Ethiopian Jews in Safed. They fund college scholarships, children’s school supplies, dental 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…

Josh and Naama enjoying nature

A Hike to Remember

The hike began in the early morning, but still a bit late in true Israeli fashion. Slowly winding its way down through small Tzfat alleyways, our group slid from street Read more…

Discovering family roots in Tzfat

My Livnot Experience: Jacob Tzegaegbe

Discovering Roots at Livnot Recovering from an amazing but strenuous hike the previous day, I wasn’t exactly looking forward to the day’s community service project. Nonetheless, I joined the rest Read more…