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“The more you say, the less they’ll hear; that’s the Golden Rule of Guiding.” It was 1985, and we were at the end of the nature guides’ course of the Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel, and after learning about history and plants and...

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...

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. Originally a factory...

Join us in Tzfat from Thursday, August 7 to Monday, August 11 for a special chevre reunion for Tu B’Av – the holiday of love!  This reunion could not come at a better time to remind us of the wonderful Livnot community that we have in Israel....

The program is a fusion of learning and hands-on experience in the field of health and wellness, involving nature, hiking, community service opportunities, and Jewish learning. This Onward Israel program offers a unique opportunity for participants to delve deeper Jewish roots, explore Jewish outlooks on...

Hundreds of Hamas rockets have been fired at Israeli towns and cities from the Gaza Strip in recent days. Terrorists have targeted Tel Aviv, Ashdod, Ashkelon, Rishon LeZion, Herzliya, and Jerusalem. Their attacks reached as far as Hadera, which is 100 km (62 mi) away from Gaza. Nearly...

In response to a project which aims to make Shabbat a central feature of Jewish life in North America, we sent out a request to our alumni.  We asked them to describe their first Shabbat at Livnot and how it affected them.  Read this...

Livnot Community service in Tzfat - JNF Ma'alot Memorial Garden Community service is at the heart of what Livnot does. Many of the participants who come on our programs are looking for a way to give back to Israel. Livnot has been involved...

Rabbi Mark Miller Congregation Beth Israel Dear Aharon, As I sit in this powerful time between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, I often look back to the experiences that brought me here so that I can best figure out how to move forward.  And...

On my third "last" night at Livnot, a small group of chevre headed out into the darkness on a night hike. Illuminated by the stars, the wilderness surrounding Tzfat was vibrant in a whole new light and complimented by the silence of the night. Winding...