Student of the Week – Hannah Hepner

Hi, my name is Hannah Hepner and I am from just outside of Boston, Massachusetts. I am lucky enough to have been able to call the neighborhoods of both Florentin, Tel Aviv and Nachlaot, Jerusalem (both equally vibrant in their own ways) my home over the past seven months. Coming to Israel was not in […]

Student of the Week – Maya Laufer

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My name is Maya Laufer, I’m from Sao Paulo, Brazil and I’m spending this semester in Tel Aviv! Next year, I’m going to study at a university and be a Doctor in ArgentinaI heard about Aardvark Israel through an exchange fair where there was a lot of different options of programs I could go on […]

Student of the Week – Isaac Schapiro

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Hey everyone, My name is Isaac Schapiro and I am from Bellingham, a thriving city, about an hour and a half north of Seattle in the lovely state of Washington. I spent my first semester in Tel Aviv, and now I’m living in Jerusalem. I hope to attend IDC Herzliya next year and major in […]

The First Weekly Letter – Tel Aviv

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Dear Parents Shalom from Tel Aviv, It has been an amazing week. We have had a great time meeting your children and I’m excited to tell you about the week’s highlights. Here we go: As you know, the students arrived on Monday and began to meet each other and the staff. It was a long day of settling […]

Student of the Week – Lilach Sachs

Hi! My name is Lilach Sachs and I’m from Cape Town, South Africa. I was born in Cape Town and lived there for seven years. I then lived in Boca Raton, Florida for five years before returning back home. I went to Jewish day school up until ninth grade, which is where I learned all […]