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Herbs of Kedem: Growing Biblical Flowers, Creating Unique Healing Products
Herbs of Kedem: Growing Biblical Flowers, Creating Unique Healing Products
“On that day the Lord made a covenant with Abraham and said, “To your descendants I give this land…” Genesis 15:18 Thousands of years later Dr. Amir Kitron, a descendant of Abraham h
Boaz Ido: A man who planted his olive grove on the Word of G-d
Boaz Ido: A man who planted his olive grove on the Word of G-d
It takes a great man of faith to trust in G-d and obey His Word even when others tell him not to. Boaz Ido, one of the producers in our Lev Haolam family, is just such a man. When Boaz faced the probl
A natural toothpaste with a difference
A natural toothpaste with a difference
Many of you have written in lately to say how much you liked the Masik natural toothpaste we included in a recent package. We’re glad you liked it! This toothpaste is actually very special. It i
Arugot: Natural cosmetics from a troubled region
Arugot: Natural cosmetics from a troubled region
You probably noticed some special cosmetic products in our last package: an organic night cream and a citron serum made by the family-run business Arugot. Now we want to tell you a little about what m
Thousands Enjoy Cherry Picking Festival in Judea
Thousands Enjoy Cherry Picking Festival in Judea
Tourists visit Kibbutz Rosh Tzurim for the traditional cherry picking festival. (Photo: Courtesy) Over 8,000 people flocked to Kibbutz Rosh Tzurim in the Gush Etzion region in Judea, just south of Jer
Exclusive: The Story of Saboneto’s Shlomo Keshet
Exclusive: The Story of Saboneto’s Shlomo Keshet
Winding up Route 458, just half an hour North of Jerusalem, Kochav Hashachar peeks out from the horizon on the top of one of the hills apart of a vast chain of rolling mountains. The high school, whic
EXCLUSIVE: Bright and Colorful Design Commemorate Life in Tekoa: The Story of Naama Isaac
EXCLUSIVE: Bright and Colorful Design Commemorate Life in Tekoa: The Story of Naama Isaac
Naama Isaac, with her husband and their three children, live in the community of Tekoa, Judea. Naama has produced some wonderful products that have gone out in Lev Haolam’s Surprise Monthly Pack
EXCLUSIVE: Powerful Coffee and Powerful Ideals: The Story of the Treger Family
EXCLUSIVE: Powerful Coffee and Powerful Ideals: The Story of the Treger Family
Brandon and Stephanie Treger immigrated to Israel with their four daughters from South Africa just over a year ago. The Tregers currently live in Efrat, one of the largest communities in Judea. In the
EXCLUSIVE: Fashion With A View, The Story of Yael Rozmarin
EXCLUSIVE: Fashion With A View, The Story of Yael Rozmarin
We recently drove out to the beautiful neighborhood of Nofei Prat- located in the community of Kfar Adumim – to interview Yael Rozmarin, one of the producers for Lev Haolam’s Surprise Monthly Pa
EXCLUSIVE: The Sounds of Silence, The Story of Eliezer Rosenfeld
EXCLUSIVE: The Sounds of Silence, The Story of Eliezer Rosenfeld
On a warm Thursday morning, the Lev Haolam team drove through the mountains of Samaria to a small community called Kohav Hashahar. It was there that we had planned to meet and interview Eliezer Rosenf
EXCLUSIVE: Ceramics Made With Love: The Story of Batya Erdstein
EXCLUSIVE: Ceramics Made With Love: The Story of Batya Erdstein
Batya and Baruch Erdstein, with their six children, live in Itamar, a community located amidst the Samarian hills. Batya is originally from San Diego, California. She has a very pleasant, easy-going a
EXCLUSIVE: A Mother’s Passion Burns Bright in Tekoa: The Story of Olga Alievsky
EXCLUSIVE: A Mother’s Passion Burns Bright in Tekoa: The Story of Olga Alievsky
Olga is the mother of 6 children. She lives in Tekoa (pronounced T’koa) a beautiful community in the Judean Hills, just south of Jerusalem. Tekoa is part of the area of Judea known as Gush Etzio
EXCLUSIVE: Hebron’s Holy Honeybees: The Story of David Daniel
EXCLUSIVE: Hebron’s Holy Honeybees: The Story of David Daniel
David Daniel has been a Lev Haolam supplier for a number of years. Among the many products from our Surprise Monthly Package Project, David has produced honey and therapeutic beeswax ointment for Lev
EXCLUSIVE: The Past and the Present Come Together in Gush Etzion: The Story of Shlomit Cohen & Gift of Nature Cosmetics
EXCLUSIVE: The Past and the Present Come Together in Gush Etzion: The Story of Shlomit Cohen & Gift of Nature Cosmetics
In light of all of the historical and present treasures that Israel has to offer, traveling through the area of Judea known as Gush Etzion (Eztion Block in English) is nothing short of mesmerizing. Th
EXCLUSIVE: From Judea to the Golan Heights to Samaria: The Journey of Boaz Netanel
EXCLUSIVE: From Judea to the Golan Heights to Samaria: The Journey of Boaz Netanel
It has been approximately 15 years since my last trip out to the Shiloh region of Samaria. I fondly remember that first trip, visiting a beautiful family living on the hilltop community of Shvut Rache
Negohot Honey and A Sweet New Year From Lev Haolam
Negohot Honey and A Sweet New Year From Lev Haolam
Recently, we had the privilege of meeting a wonderful family living in the small community of Negohot (Judea). Negohot is just a few kilometers from the holy city of Hebron and is located on a remote
What’s Inside A Surprise Monthly Package from Lev HaOlam?
What’s Inside A Surprise Monthly Package from Lev HaOlam?
For those of you who haven’t heard about our Surprise Monthly Package Project, let me take a minute to explain a bit more about the “story” behind the monthly packages before getting
The Gem of Judea
The Gem of Judea
On our way to meet this month’s producer, we drive along a winding road between olive trees and vinyards and climb up a steep mountain where a gem of the Judean Desert is revealed: Pnei Kedem. T
Healthy Cookies
Healthy Cookies
Office Manager turned Confectioner in Response to her Husband’s illness As we enter this large space inside one of the buildings in the in the capital city of Gush Etzion, we smell the delicious
The Wine for the Wise
The Wine for the Wise
Have you ever wondered what inspires one to open a winery? For Avraham Moro and Michel Metzger, two French Jews who immigrated to Israel over than 30 years ago, the answer was quite fascinating. The t
EXCLUSIVE: A Little Bit of Good: The Story of Jo Zander
EXCLUSIVE: A Little Bit of Good: The Story of Jo Zander
Founder of the “Holy Cacao” chocolate factory near Hebron Jo Zander is one of just a few dozen producers of bean-to-bar chocolate in the world. He sees his work as realization of a major c
Finding Roots and Magic: The Story of Nicole Yehezkel
Finding Roots and Magic: The Story of Nicole Yehezkel
In just ten years, Nicole Yehezkel has changed her life in all ways possible. She moved from Florida to Israel, from school to the IDF, became religious, moved to a community in Judea and Samaria, and