Israel’s Unusual Accommodation Options

Israel’s unusual accommodation options

Israel’s Unusual Accommodation Options You will of course spend the majority of your Israel gap year staying in your apartment with your flatmates. However, there will be some times when you are free to travel for nights away. These are fantastic opportunities to explore the country independently. While on these trips, you will need accommodation, […]

Tel Aviv’s Most Photogenic Spots

Tel aviv’s most photogenic spots

Tel Aviv’s Most Photogenic Spots If you haven’t spent much time in Tel Aviv, you may be surprised by how many beauty spots the city has beyond the beaches. You are bound to spend some time on your gap year posting photos to social media, so be sure that you don’t miss out on the […]

Jerusalem Weekly – July 22, 2021

Activity with the madrichim

July 22, 2021 Jerusalem Weekly Dear Parents and Students, This week we spent some time summarizing and procesing our experience from the semester, but also enjoyed fun trips and fun activities. On Monday, we gathered for an activity with the Madrichim. The counsellors prepared a room for the students full of candles and notes, and for an hour […]

Jerusalem Weekly – July 15, 2021

Trip to the northern galilee

July 15, 2021 Jerusalem Weekly Dear Parents and Students,   The program is coming to an end soon, but we’ve had an amazing week. We’re taking advantage of every moment! Last weekend, we had a great Shabbaton all together in Tel Aviv. Friday night, the students went to a variety of synagougues and then we […]

Jerusalem Weekly – July 8, 2021

Idf army experience

July 8, 2021 Jerusalem Weekly Dear Parents and Students,   Sar-El week has finally arrived and the students left to have their IDF Army experience. During the week, the students volunteered in different areas and had an opportunity to learn more about Israeli society, speak to soldiers, and experience a little bit of the Israeli […]

Jerusalem Weekly – July 4, 2021

Gan hashlosha, a well-known water park to the west of the bet she’an valley

July 4, 2021 Jerusalem Weekly Hello Parents and Students,This week was filled with exciting new experiences.On Sunday, we heard from “Gift of Life,” an organization that deals with citizens of the United States, about bone marrow transplants. We discussed Pikuach Nefech (saving a life) and social responsibility. At the end of the educational session, the students […]

Jerusalem Weekly – June 24, 2021


June 24, 2021 Jerusalem Weekly Hello Parents and Students,This week included some enlightening and some just-for-fun activities. On Sunday, the students went to Sacher Garden with their Madrichim for some outdoor activities, and also enjoyed the weather and cold coffee.  This week for FOI (Faces of Israel), the students heard the fascinating story about the […]

Jerusalem Weekly – June 17, 2021

Jerusalem weekly – june 17, 2021 aardvark israel

June 17, 2021 Jerusalem Weekly Hello Parents and Students,This week was fun and exciting, filled with great discussions and events. On Sunday, we celebrated with Israel, the formation of a new unity government in Israel, after 4 rounds of elections!!! This week, we also started new Chugim, one of which was “Get in the Driver’s Seat of Life” with […]

Jerusalem Weekly – June 10, 2021

Jerusalem weekly – june 10, 2021 aardvark israel

June 10, 2021 Jerusalem Weekly Hello Parents and Students,This past week was filled with exciting activities. On Sunday, we were divided into two groups: the Eilat group, and the Extreme group. On Monday, students on the Extreme Track went paragliding along the Mediterrranean coast near Kibbutz Shefayim. (Photo credit below: Shoshana Scott) This Monday we went paragliding, […]

Summer Trips

Summer trips aardvark israel

June 10, 2021 Summer Trips This week our students got the chance to travel through Israel, up north, and in Eilat, the Southeast city in Israel. The students who chose to travel up north experienced some of the beauty Israel has to offer, hiking through rivers and the Sea of Gallilee in a well-known trip […]