Meet Our Neighbors

Down the road from the Livnot campus you find a sign with the words “Weapons and Puppies”, it is the entrance to the gallery of Tzfat artist Yom Tov Blumenthal. Originally from Florida, Yom Tov studied fine art and illustration, and worked as a digital artist on Star...

Edyth Geiger and the Safed English Library One of the places that Livnot always sends volunteers is to the Edyth Geiger English Library in Tzfat (also sometimes spelled Safed), Israel. While at Livnot “I volunteered at the Edyth H. Geiger Library, the neighborhood's English...

It’s not everyday that you get to step into an almost 200 year old family business and create a product using a recipe equally as old--but today a friend and I did just that. We walked into the Kadosh Tzfat Cheese shop and spent...

Walking through the artist’s street in the old city of Tzfat, one can’t help but notice the beautiful filigree art made by the jeweler, Doron Cohen.  From his humble manner, you would not know that this is the same artist who created the Star of...

Whether or not you're familiar with Kabbalah, David Friedman's work will inspire you to learn more. His colorful and mystical paintings pull you in and invoke curiosities. Friedman was raised in a modern orthodox home in Denver Co. He studied at the Rhode island school...

Sheva Chaya Shaiman is a vibrant and expressive watercolor artist and glassblower living in the Artist Colony of the Old City in Tzfat.  Her work is joyfully colorful and evokes imagery inspired by living in the Land of Israel, the Torah and Kabbalah, Jewish...

Jewish Mysticism, prayers and poems, and contemporary art combine in the unique work of Tzfat artist Avraham Loewenthal. Born in the United States, Avraham studied psychology at the University of Michigan, and later studied painting at the School of The Art Institute...