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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…

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…

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 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…

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…

Chevre WOWs: The Pursuit of Happiness

Chevre WOWs: The Pursuit of Happiness

As we prepare for Shabbat at Livnot, most Chevre are cooking up a fantastic Friday night dinner. But a few cook up some Words of Wisdom to feed our souls. 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…