Ethiopia 2019

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On our way! Shalom from Ben Gurion airport!After all the airport arrangements, we are one step from boarding.We all are very excited to start our trip and explore the history and culture of Ethiopia. We will be in touch soon,Shay-El Day 1 Shalom Parents, Today was a day that your children are sure to remember […]

Weekly Updates – Jerusalem February 23, 2018

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Dear parents, Here are our weekly highlights from Jerusalem: On Sunday afternoon we held the first culture committee meeting. The culture committee consists of students with ideas and the desire to help their peers make the most of their time in Jerusalem. They help plan activities on weekends and throughout the semester. We are excited […]

Weekly Updates – Tel Aviv February 23, 2018

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Shalom Parents! Happy Adar! The Jewish sages teach that from the first moment of Adar we increase our measure of happiness. Here at Aardvark, we are definitely lifting our spirits as we prepare for the crazy and joyous holiday of Purim.After a long weekend during which the Ethiopia trip students relaxed and got over the […]

Ethiopia 2018

Ethiopia

Day 1 After two flights, a few hours of waiting at passport control and almost missing our flight, we all arrived at Gondar safe and sound. As soon as you arrive in the city, you are struck by what a beautiful place it is. Sunday was a day that will live in your children’s memories […]

Weekly Updates – Tel Aviv February 16, 2018

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Shalom Shalom! What a week it’s been! With what feels like half of our students in Ethiopia, Aardvark Tel Aviv has noticeably downsized. But what we lacked in numbers this week we made up for in spirit and activities. Sunday was a great day of the regular internship program. At this point, all the students […]

Ethiopia 2017

Ethiopia

Day 1 Shalom parents, After 2 flights, few hours of waiting in security lines and one missing bag (that came back to us a few hours later – Don’t worry..) I can say that we all arrived safe and sound to Gondar which is an amazing looking city…. Today was a day that will live […]

Ethiopia 2015

Ethiopia 2015

Day 1 Today was a day that will live in the memories of your kids for the rest of their lives. We landed in Gondar, a tiny airport in Northern Gondar, met our guide, driver and Dejene Hodes (graduate of the program and now running heritage tours to Ethiopia) and started our journey and the […]