Livnot Shabbat

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 prayer book that we end our lives, "like children falling asleep over their toys." That...

By: Michael Walden A Jew rests, steps blessed into the aisle, [caption id="attachment_6687" align="alignright" width="233"] Photo by Sydney Gould.Michael Walden on a Livnot hike.[/caption] dressed in Shabbos best and cannot contain a smile without denial; chest out to face...

The Global Shabbat Project - Livnot Style Sukkot 2014 chevre Matthew Callman reflects on a Livnot Global Shabbat in Jerusalem. Shabbat is the time of the week where all Jews are given the opportunity to rest, and recharge. The Shabbos Project took place this last...

Chevre Shabbat Reunion in Tzfat Join us for the Shabbat of November 7-8, 2014 for a chevre reunion in Tzfat! We are bringing together chevre from all over Israel for a Livnot reunion in Tzfat the Shabbat of 7-8 November. Come back home to...

Jewish Slam Poetry Each week at Livnot, chevre give their own Words of Wisdom to the group during our Shabbat meal - food for thought. Here, Rozi Levi from the Sukkot 2014 Holiday program delivered a truly epic slam poetry piece. I close my eyes...

Join Chevre from around the world in hosting or being a guest for this special Shabbat On Friday 24th and Saturday 25th October, Jews from all around the world will be coming together to host a global Shabbat dinner...

Livnot Global NEXT Shabbat Join Chevre from around the world in hosting or being a guest at a world Shabbat dinner. On Friday 24th and Saturday 25th October, Jews from all around the world will be coming together to host a global Shabbat dinner with...

The parsha of last week was Ki Teitzei. Within this one parsha there are no less than 74 of the 613 commandments. One of these commandments includes the law of shikchah - a mitzvah that can only be fulfilled by forgetting. It states that “When...

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 aspect of life. It infuses us with excitement, strength, openness, freedom, victory, connected-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 began to melt back into the whole, becoming one. At the end of the lesson...