Alumni of the Month – Ashleigh Harris

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Alumni of the Month – Ashleigh Harris People often ask me how I would describe my gap year. Well, in order to answer that question, I need to venture back to about a year ago on one of our weekly Tiyul Tuesday trips. The three-hour bus ride from Tel Aviv took us to the Golan […]

Alumni of the Month – Danielle Hodes

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Alumni of the Month – Danielle Hodes My name is Danielle Hodes, I am from Livingston, New Jersey and I’m about to move into a dorm at the University of Maryland. I am about to take off and study Journalism in college. When it comes to my gap year experience, Aardvark Israel helped me immensely […]

Alumni of the Month – Hannah Saban

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Alumni of the Month – Hannah Saban My name is Hannah Saban and I’m 20 years old. I went on the Aardvark Israel program in 2018 after graduating from a small Jewish high school in Atlanta, GA. I always struggled in school and wasn’t interested in beginning another four years of school right after I […]

Alumni of the Month – Betsy Weill​

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Alumni of the Month – Betsy Weill​ My name is Betsy Weill and I’m from Deerfield, Illinois. I took a gap semester with Aardvark Israel in Jerusalem during the Fall of 2019 and started college at New York University in January of 2020. The cliché of a life-changing gap year is a cliché for a […]

Alumni of the Month – Sarah Pomeranz

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Alumni of the Month – Sarah Pomeranz Hey Everyone! My name is Sarah Pomeranz, I am 22, originally from Boston and currently a senior at Rutgers University in New Jersey. At the age of 17, I made one of the smartest decisions of my life – I moved to Israel after high school for a […]

Alumni of the Month – Jordan Greene

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Alumni of the Month – Jordan Greene Hello everyone! My name is Jordan and I am from San Francisco, California. Last semester (Aardvark 2018) I was a student on Aardvark Tel Aviv, where I fell in love Israel, interned at an amazing start-up company, and created a network of lifelong friends. Sitting here now I […]

Alumni of the Month – Natalie Selvin

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Alumni of the Month – Natalie Selvin Hey! My name’s Natalie Selvin, and I attended Aardvark Israel during Spring Semester of last year (2018) in Jerusalem! So I’ve only been in the army for a month, but so far it’s definitely been an experience! My interest in the army all started a few years ago […]

Alumni of the Month – Shira Goldsmith

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Alumni of the Month – Shira Goldsmith My name is Shira Goldsmith. I am 21, I currently live in Jerusalem and serve as the head medic in the co-ed combat unit of Karakal. The year of 2016, after I graduated High School, was spent on Aardvark Israel. Moving to Israel was always in my plan, […]

Alumni of the Month – Shlomi Efergan

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Alumni of the Month – Shlomi Efergan Hi my name is Shlomi Efergan from Ocean Pines Maryland and I was on Aardvark Israel 2018-2019. About a year and a half ago I made the best decision of my life. I left the US and started 9 amazing months on Aardvark. I had no clue how […]

Alumni of the Month – Daniel Bard

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Alumni of the Month – Daniel Bard My name is Daniel Bard, I’m 22 years old from Chevy Chase Maryland. I was on Aardvark Israel in 2016-2017 and am now serving as a combat medic in the 101st IDF paratroopers brigade. After I returned to the United States from Aardvark, I didn’t really feel at […]