gap year in israel

Weekly Updates – Tel Aviv September 28, 2018

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Dear Parents, We are approaching the end of yet another short but fun and eventful week. In a few days, when the holiday season is over, we will finally settle into our regular routine complete with new challenges and opportunities for our students. We are pleased to announce that we will be launching our new […]

Weekly Updates – Jerusalem May 17, 2018

Dear Parents, Sadly, our semester is soon coming to an end, and despite us not wanting it to end, soon we will back in our homes outside of Israel. While we are sad, we have very much decided to make the most of every last moment in Israel and on Aardvark. As a result, this […]

Weekly Updates – Tel Aviv May 10, 2018

Shalom Dear Parents, I hope this email finds you well. This week Eyal has been leading our Aardvark International trip to Italy, so in his place I’m more than happy to tell you about this week’s highlights. We are getting closer to the end of the year, but we are glad that there are two […]

Berlin 2018

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Day 1 Hello everyone, Our first day in Berlin has just ended and we are tired but extremely happy. After a long night with very little sleep, we landed in Berlin this morning. We were picked up at the airport, left our bags in the hotel and dove straight into our schedule. After the students […]

Student of the week – Julia Stenz

Howzit I’m Julia, from Johannesburg South Africa. I am so fortunate to be writing to you from vibrant Florentin, Tel Aviv. With Amsterdam Fries, Jacksons, Anitas and the beach (all Aardvark TLV favourites, and highly recommended) on our door step, it’s hard not be having an absolute “jol.” I came across Aardvark through a post-high […]

Weekly Updates – Jerusalem December 28, 2017

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Dear parents and students, The last week in Jerusalem has been very exciting. Here are some of the highlights:On Sunday night we had a closing activity with the madrichim and all of the students. The idea was to look back at different moments from the semester and we used a number of statements to facilitate […]

China 2017

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Day 1 Dear Parents, The group had an amazing (and exhausting) first day in China. After long queues at Ben Gurion airport and quite a wait to get through security, the group was off and away. The flight was uneventful, which of course means that it was a great flight. Upon arriving in China, everyone […]

Student of the Week – Julianna Mallis

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Hello! My name is Julianna Mallis, and I’m from Marietta, Georgia. I knew I wanted to do a gap year in Israel since tenth grade, and I spent my remaining years of high school convincing my parents to let me. I went to a gap year fair about a year ago, and learned about a […]

Weekly Updates – Tel Aviv December 7, 2017

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Dear Parents, The week was really fun and I have lots to tell you, so let’s get started. As usual, on Sunday, there were activities for both the Entrepreneurship and the Sea Sport groups. The Entrepreneurship group had another session with Robert Frohlinger. The session was titled, “How can you help Israel continue to succeed […]

Weekly Updates – Jerusalem December 7, 2017

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Dear Parents and Students, President Trump’s declaration aside, the week has been full of adventures! Here is a summary of the highlights: Over the past week the students have been thinking about their plans for the future. During Sunday’s apartment meetings we asked the students to prepare a bucket list of all the things they […]