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Sweet words from recent on-line reunions we have held over the last 3 weeks. Here are a few quotes grabbed from some of the reunions expressing what their Livnot experience means to them: "To this day I put it up there with my other life changing...

Special Post by Sarina Furer (Livnot T30 and T37) How do I define the word leadership? What qualities make up a leader? Do I consider myself a leader? Might there be new answers to these questions in our unprecedented times? As a young boy, Zion Gathun...

By Yifat Levana Rafaeli In the Book of Creation (an ancient Kabbalistic text), it states that every month of the year has an inherently unique quality. A special energy related to the month which invites us to connect with it. We have just entered into the...

Shabbat Shalom, My name is Heather Brody and I have been traveling for the last two years since graduating from college. Unfortunately for my parents, there is no known cure for the travel bug. I will most likely be traveling for a while, meeting more incredible...

  A little over a year ago, heart full of love, spirit higher than imagined, I somberly packed my things to depart from Livnot U’ Lehibanot. I soon realized the journey to the bus station was quite a schlep with all of my belongings. When the...

I think one of the most special aspects of the Livnot ethos is that Spirituality is found in all things and all occurrences. Of course, this is the Jewish perspective, which brings together the physical and spiritual into a balanced whole.   As Aharon likes to put...

Shalom Chevre and Friends, We want to share a bit of our experience from this past Shabbat. Livnot is helping to bring Am Yisrael together in our own small way. We were fortunate this past Shabbat to welcome 25 first year Rabbinical students from HUC's Jewish Institute...

Shalom Chevre, We have an exciting new partnership with Amazon Smile where you are able to donate to Livnot with every amazon purchase, without spending anything extra, in a few easy steps! Here's how you do it : 1. Go to smile.amazon.com 2. Log in with your Amazon account information 3....

Over the summer we ran our Mountains & Mystics extensions with Birthright Israel Plus, our Northern Exposure programs, Shabbatonim for Onward Israel, Jewish Service Learning programs for many groups, including the Chetz v’Keshet scouts, and hundreds of experiential learning activities for thousands of participants. Here are...

By Ze'ev Amster While traveling in Israel this summer, my family had the opportunity to stay at Livnot and join the current Livnot group in a number of activities.  We volunteered painting a bomb shelter and visited an old age home.  We joined the Livnot chevre...