Farewell to Yefim – the man who built Tzfat

After spending over 20 years with Livnot U’Lehibanot, we wished Yefim Kosouchkin a very happy retirement. He came to Israel from Russia during the Post-Soviet Aliyah, and has been working, building, constructing and fixing things at Livnot since 1994. IMG_4369 Originally a factory engineer managing hundreds of workers in St Petersburg in the Soviet Union, Yefim fixed and repaired not just everything at the Livnot campus, but all around the city of Tzfat. From the parks and gardens, to the artists colony and the cemetries; bomb shelters around the Galilee and tracks and trails in the Golan, Livnot and our incredible chevre have built Tzfat over the years, and Yefim and his toolbox, has had a hand in it all.

120 years of Livnot experience!

120 years of Livnot experience!

We wish him all the best for the future, proving of course, Livnot is Leave-not! IMG_4398

Nick Henderson
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Before making Aliyah from Scotland, Nick ran an international NGO called Youth End Poverty and worked with a number of non-profits and social change organisations, including the British Council, Oxfam and Save the Children. Nick was previously Social Media Manager / Alumni Relations Manager at Livnot. Now he lives in Jerusalem and is passionate about public health issues, and represents Israel at various international conferences on health policy.