The Aardvark Monthly – January 2023 – Spring semester – here we come!
Shalom Parents, Students, Partners, and Staff, The semester has officially started and is now in session! In our biggest year ever, with six communities, nearly 340 students came to Israel from all over the world – Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Ecuador, France, Germany, Israel, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa, Switzerland, Thailand, United […]
The Aardvark Monthly – December 2022 – What a wonderful way to end the Fall semester!
Shalom Parents, Students, Partners, and Staff, December was the last month of the fall semester and trust us, a lot happened in just one month. We said goodbye to some of our students and ‘See you soon’ to most of our students, who went on their winter break and will be back for the spring […]
New academic collaboration with Portland State University
We are thrilled to announce a wonderful new partnership with Portland State University which offers participants in all of the Aardvark Israel Program the opportunity to earn college credits from PSU for their courses taken in Israel. Over the last 12 years, Aardvark Israel has enjoyed an incredibly productive and positive relationship with the American […]
The Aardvark Monthly – April 2022 – Passover and first days of Spring!
Shalom Parents, Students, Partners, and Staff, After a nice, long Spring Break, when our students traveled the country, got together with their families in Israel, or traveled back home, we are back with another exciting newsletter, in which we will tell you about some of our students’ adventures from the past month. Are you ready […]
The Aardvark Monthly – February 2022 – How did the first two months go by so fast?
Shalom Parents, Students, Partners, and Staff, Wow, how did this month go by so fast?! We guess time flies when we’re having fun 😉 Our students are becoming more like locals with each day that passes, immersing themselves in Israeli society, and what better way to become an Israeli than learning how to bargain? Well, […]
The Aardvark Monthly – January 2022 – Spring Semester begins! Finally
Shalom Parents, Students, Partners, and Staff, After overcoming flight delays, closed borders, and a variety of issues… the students are here and Spring 2022 has officially started! 🙂 Curious to know how our students’ first weeks looked? Scroll down and find out! Liad, Jordan, Claire, Jacob, and Lulu in Machane Yehuda Market Bike riding at sunset […]
The Aardvark Monthly – December 2021
Shalom Parents, Students, Partners, and Staff, These were the last weeks of Fall semester, and we could not have had a better semester. Our students are now on their winter break and will get back to us next week already along with the new students joining in for Spring (Yay)! So what have we been […]
The Aardvark Monthly – November 2021
Shalom and Happy Holidays, Parents, Students, Partners, and Staff, We are down to one month until Fall semester ends, and winter has finally arrived in Israel! Our students celebrated Hanukkah and Thanksgiving, and some of them even organized their own Thanksgiving meals all by themselves. For some of our students it was their first time […]
The Aardvark Monthly – October 2021
Shalom Parents, Students, Partners, and Staff! We are already halfway into the semester (!) and the students have been enjoying their internships, volunteering, classes, and chugim. Each of our communities participated in 3-day seminars in Kibbutz Ketura, down south, near Eilat. They got familiar with the collective lifestyle in the Kibbutz – an Israeli invention. They attended […]
The Aardvark Monthly – September 2021
Shalom Parents, Students, Partners, and Staff! This month on Aardvark Israel was very exciting, with the arrival of more than 160 students from all around the world, starting their Fall programs. The students settled into their new apartments, started getting to know their new flatmates, toured around the neighborhoods, and started their local experience. The Chagim arrived, mentioning […]