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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...

What brings the festival of Tu B'Shvat and the holy city of Tzfat together? For thousands of years, Jews have been paying special attention to this day, Tu B’Shvat, the fifteenth of day of the Hebrew month of Shvat (bonus point, the Hebrew letters Tet-Vav which...

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...

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...

Last week during the chagim, an apartment where a single mother lives with her four children caught on fire. Thankfully no one was hurt, but the Tzfat family had to come back to a home filled with piles of ashes, soot-covered walls, and broken windows. ...

A message from Josh Katz (T61), Chair of American Friends of Livnot U'Lehibanot: I am now back from the Livnot Retreat over Labor Day weekend, and once again I am coping with the challenge to balance my reality with my yearning. This weekend I got...

I was nervous about going to the Livnot Shabbaton/Reunion Retreat this past weekend. Primarily, I was nervous for the following reasons: 1. I didn't know anyone else going. I had gone through the Livnot program 8 years ago, and I didn't see any of...