Livnot Experience Tag

As Livnot's six-week Onward Israel program comes to an end this Shabbat, participants reflect on their time here at Livnot U'Lehibanot. My name is Marina Shayevich. I’m a 20-year-old college student from New Jersey. At Livnot, I’ve been learning to explore my spirituality and...

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....

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 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...

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...

Editors note: For some decades Livnot chevre have been recycling their beer cans by donating them to The Committee for Ethiopian Jews in Safed. They fund college scholarships, children's school supplies, dental care, and other essential services for Ethiopian immigrants in our city. We thank him for...

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 hike began in the early morning, but still a bit late in true Israeli fashion. [caption id="attachment_4752" align="alignleft" width="210"] Josh and Naama enjoying nature[/caption] Slowly winding its way down through small Tzfat alleyways, our group slid from street to trail and found...

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...

Shalom Chevre!  My name is Alana Cain and I am a senior at the University of Florida.  Following my freshman year of college I decided to go on Birthright with my friends and knew that I wanted to extend my trip and explore Israel on...