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 year and became a member of Aardvark […]

Alumni of the Month – Jordan Greene

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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 can truly say that my experience on […]

Alumni of the Month – Natalie Selvin

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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 while in Israel on a month-long summer […]

Alumni of the Month – Shira Goldsmith

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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, it always seemed to be my destination. […]

Alumni of the Month – Shlomi Efergan

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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 much those 9 months would effect my […]

Alumni of the Month – Daniel Bard

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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 home in America and I had already […]

Alumni of the Month – Ira Weiss

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I participated in Aardvark in 2016-17 after I completed high school and at the time had no idea what my future held. I knew I wasn’t ready for university and I didn’t want to waste money figuring out what I wanted to do. After talking with a friend for roughly 10 minutes about gap years, I […]

Alumni of the Month – Danielle Williams

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My name is Danielle Williams, I was born and raised in the suburbs of Philadelphia, PA, and I went on the Aardvark Gap Year Program from 2015-2016. The overwhelming amount of personal growth and meaningful, eye-opening experiences that I had while on the program are extremely difficult to summarize, however there are three prominent aspects […]

Alumni of the Month – Maya Fried

My name is Maya Fried, and I was born and raised to Israeli parents in Los Angeles. Weird thing is, they never took me to visit the country they called home for half of their lives, and so upon graduating high school I made the trek from the city of stars to the land of […]

Alumni of the Month – Mark & Lauren Gilbert

We were on the Aardvark program from 2012-2013 and we lived in Jerusalem first and then Tel Aviv. Mark participated in the entrepreneurial program and went on many of the Aardvark-led international trips. After leaving the program, we went on to live in Tacoma, WA and both graduated from the University of Puget Sound. We […]