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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...

My Livnot Experience: Keren Gordon The old Yiddish proverb, "Man plans and God laughs" applies to the wondrous path that led me to Livnot U'Lehibanot. When I arrived in Israel in the summer of 2012, attending the Galilee Fellowship program was not part of my...

It’s not everyday that you get to step into an almost 200 year old family business and create a product using a recipe equally as old--but today a friend and I did just that. We walked into the Kadosh Tzfat Cheese shop and spent...

Livnot and Community I have spent the last few years traveling for work, and throughout my travels I have helped communities all around the world. I’ve lived in countries for months at a time, not really sure what I was searching for, perhaps just the...