Author: Meir Paltiel

26.8 inches. That was the final snowfall total in New York City this past weekend. It was an amazing, shocking, beautiful thing to behold - the city shut down, no cars, no subways, no busses, and only a smattering of people in the streets on...

35 years of Experience Sit upon Four Centuries of Jewish History By Lauren Kessler I flew to Israel to attend Livnot's first Emerging Jewish Leaders Programme (EJLP); a new initiative to develop young Jewish communal professionals around the world and promote avenues for Jewish communal engagement....

Tu B'Shvat Starts Tonight! We're up to our eyeballs in prep for Tu B'Shvat, but not just celebrating in Tzfat. Many organizations across the globe are partnering with Livnot to bring this holiday into to the spotlight, giving it the attention it deserves in the Jewish...

Like many rabbis I am asked on a pretty regular basis what made me decide to go into the rabbinate as a career. I was not raised particularly religious and until my mid-20's I had planned on a career in clinical psychology. And like most...

Alumni Spotlight | Yaron Butterfield Originally published here [caption id="attachment_6873" align="alignright" width="300"] Program T52 in 1997[/caption] In my last blog, I talked about my experience in 1997 in a beautiful program called Livnot U’Lehibanot based in Tsfat, Israel. As part of the program...

Shakshuka: Classic Israeli Breakfast One of the most popular and best-tasting dishes in the Middle East is Shakshuka. If you want a healthy breakfast that the family and friends can enjoy this is the one for you. Here at Livnot Shakshuka is a program favorite. ...

Ohio Scholarship & Grant Opportunities Thinking about coming to Israel this summer, but feeling like the trip is a bit over your budget?  Here at Livnot, we use every resource possible to try and help our chevre get their time of meaningful community service, hiking and...

By: Avi Davis This is what I posted on Facebook on my birthday. On my birthday I would like to share with you a story. Included in this story are certain events which I have not revealed either privately or publicly to...

By: Zvi Henderson Pardesniks come from a variety of professional backgrounds; some from leadership roles in youth movements, some from the Jewish professional world, from finance, business and social work. My professional background is public health, and in particular sexual health and well-being. It’s...