Shabbat Tag

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...

This week, our very own Jewish Jedi master, Shlomo, gave us a class in the theme of the holiday of love, Tu B’av. It was titled, Self Defense for the First Date. He began speaking to us as Shabbat was sadly fading away and our...

Every week, Chevre prepare Words of Wisdom to talk to the group over Shabbat. Here, Adam Yasinow from Cleveland, Ohio discusses the subject of charity. Shabbat Shalom everyone. For my words of wisdom, I will be talking about the role of tzedakah, philanthropy, and living generously in Judaism. As you all know, Jews...

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 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...

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...

As we prepare for Shabbat at Livnot, most Chevre are cooking up a fantastic Friday night dinner. But a few cook up some Words of Wisdom to feed our souls. Here, Galilee Fellowship Chevre David tells us about Judaism and happiness. When we think...

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...

Yom Revi'i Recipe Day | Whole Wheat Pita Pita bread is a classic Mediterranean staple food and this simple, six-ingredient recipe will delight you with its flavor and fun.  As you bake the pita, it puffs up very high--then falls flat again.  This is what...