gap year in israel

Florentin Tel Aviv Weekly – May 13, 2021


Shalom Parents and Students, We are entering the weekend after a challenging week here in Israel. Though there were some stressful moments this week, there were many positive highlights as well. Below are a few paragraphs from students, talking about the past week. Dani Starr wrote about Tuesday’s tiyul: “For our final Tiyul Tuesday, we went […]

Florentin Tel Aviv Weekly – May 6, 2021

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Shalom Parents and Students,  This week was both emotional and challenging, but also filled with exciting and meaningful moments. As I’m sure you know, last weekend, 45 people were crushed to death and more than 150 people hurt, including many in critical condition, in a stampede at a mass gathering to celebrate the Lag B’Omer […]

Florentin Tel Aviv Weekly – April 29, 2021

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Shalom Parents and Students! Entering the last month of the semster, we had a very busy week, and there is still a lot more to come!  This week included paintball, a climb up Masada, floating in the Dead Sea, and we just finished a two-day overrnight trip up North together with the Year Program students from Jerusalem.  Sunday started […]

The Levinsky Spice Market

Gap year in israel - aardvarkisrael

While the most famous market in Israel is in Jerusalem, Tel Aviv still has its fair share of markets and they are certainly worth a visit. One of these is the Levinsky Market, which some have described as a Pandora’s box of immigrant stories dating back to the end of the nineteenth century. It also […]