volunteering in Israel Tag

Every week, Chevre prepare Words of Wisdom to talk to the group over Shabbat. Here, Elaine Potter from Northern California discusses the subject of water. Re-posted from Elaine's blog Elaine in Peace Corps. Water (מים) Water is a prevalent theme throughout the Torah. It is...

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...

(This blog post should be read while listening to Just Can't Get Enough) When asked about her Livnot experience, the first thing that comes to mind is blisters and bruises, and nail polish does not survive a single day. Yet despite the battle wounds from...

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...

Four years ago I went on a Taglit-Birthright trip to Israel and I had a good time. I really did. But there was without a doubt something missing. I did not feel like I had gotten a full understanding of what it meant...

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...

Livnot's programs are geared towards young Jewish adults aged 21 - 30. However, each spring Livnot hosts students from the Alexander Muss High School in Israel which provides a wide range of Israel experiences for high schoolers. For the fifth year in a row,...