gap year in israel

The Aardvark Monthly – February 2024

Aardvark israel gap year

Shalom Parents, Students, Partners, and Staff, The second month of our spring semester is over! We had some very exciting programs and Tiyulim (Trips) in February, during which our students learned about diversity within Israeli culture, how to become strong leaders, connect with their Jewish identities, and, of course, they gained hands-on experience at their […]

Leadership Seminar

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This week, our students had the opportunity to choose between different tracks for our two-day leadership seminar. They completed hiking trails, learned from guest speakers, and experimented with different forms of creative media. Day One: Hiking Tracks & Workshops Students were given the option to hike in the Negev at Ein Ovdat, Nachal Mamshit, or […]

Spring semester 2024 has officially started!

Falafel

On the 9th of January, 120 students from 12 different countries started the Aardvark Israel Spring semester, and we can’t describe how happy we are to see that even during these challenging times, young Jewish people are seeking connection to the land and people of Israel. What have our students been up to? In their […]

Shana Tova from Aardvark Israel

Shana tova from aardvark israel

Shalom Parents, Students, Partners, and Staff, It’s the final countdown! In less than a month our fall semester students will arrive, and a new semester begins. We can’t wait, can you? But right now, our Plus Program students are still in America! Corey, Shoham, Dani, and Eden at Cedar Lake Camp Celebrating the Fourth of […]

The Aardvark Monthly – August 2023

The aardvark monthly - august 2023

Shalom Parents, Students, Partners, and Staff, It’s the final countdown! In less than a month our fall semester students will arrive, and a new semester begins. We can’t wait, can you? But right now, our Plus Program students are still in America! Corey, Shoham, Dani, and Eden at Cedar Lake Camp Celebrating the Fourth of […]

The Aardvark Monthly – July 2023

The aardvark monthly - july 2023

Shalom Parents, Students, Partners, and Staff, It’s the final countdown! In less than a month our fall semester students will arrive, and a new semester begins. We can’t wait, can you? But right now, our Plus Program students are still in America! Corey, Shoham, Dani, and Eden at Cedar Lake Camp Celebrating the Fourth of […]

The Aardvark Monthly – June 2023

June 2023

Shalom Parents, Students, Partners, and Staff, Wow, here we meet again! June is nearly over and we are patiently waiting for our new students to arrive in late August. In the meantime, let’s focus on our students’ most recent adventures during our summer Plus add-on program! These students spent more than a week in Washington, […]

The Aardvark Monthly – May 2023

The aardvark monthly - may 2023

Shalom Parents, Students, Partners, and Staff, Wow, the last month of the semester flew by so fast! So much happened in just one month. How about we start telling you about it? ⬇️ Two of our international trips took place in early May, to Poland and Germany! Our Poland trip focused on the Shoa (Holocaust), […]

The Aardvark Monthly – April 2023

The aardvark monthly - april 2023

Shalom Parents, Students, Partners, and Staff, Wow, April flew by! We hope this newsletter finds you well, and we hope you have had meaningful experiences like our students have.. As we welcome the month of May, we are excited to share some updates from our Aardvarkians, who are now starting their last month in the […]

The Aardvark Monthly – March 2023

The aardvark monthly - march 2023

Shalom Parents, Students, Partners, and Staff, We are so happy to be with you here again, telling you about our students’ adventures from the past month. With Women’s Day, Purim, internships, volunteering, and two international trips to exciting places – wow, we just can’t wait to tell you all about it! So? What are you […]