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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...

Perceived Contradiction: The age of the universe according to science vs. age of the universe according to Torah. The Big Bang Theory has gained immense credibility since 1965. Before that most leading astronomers and astrophysicists thought it was impossible for the universe to have...

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...

The Ari Synagogue is named after Rabbi Isaac Luria, known by his acronym “Ari,” who was a famous Kabbalistic rabbi. The local stories in Tzfat tell that every Friday evening he used to take his followers out of the synagogue to a nearby field and pray in...

Discovering Roots at Livnot Recovering from an amazing but strenuous hike the previous day, I wasn’t exactly looking forward to the day’s community service project. Nonetheless, I joined the rest of my group and headed down to the Ancient Cemetery of Tzfat. Our service project...

Shake the heavens, As well as the Earth. Dig out God from deep within me. Scream out to God, for God surrounds me. Find my own interpretations. Be my own interpretations. They will not ask me, Why was I not Moses? But why was I...