Weekly Updates – April 14, 2022

Joel schapira and zeke having a special treat after a busy day!

Shalom Parents and Students! This has become a habit, so here is our Israeli weather report! This week was pretty cloudy in Israel. No rain, but cloudy weather indeed, with some sunshine here and there, and higher temperatures on some days. Scroll down to see what our students have been up to >> Levontin community […]

Weekly Updates – April 7, 2022

Selah students at king david hotel in jerusalem

Shalom Parents and Students! Ok, it’s officially here – Summer! This week has been extremely hot, not that we are bothered by it after all the rain we had just a few weeks ago! So every day with sunshine is welcome. How did our students spend the first days of Summer, you ask? Scroll down […]

Weekly Updates – March 31, 2022

Lulu, rony, claire, and alexa looking fierce!

Shalom Parents and Students! Spring (or more to say, summer, because here in Israel it just goes straight to hot) has finally arrived in Israel! How did our students spend the first days of Spring, you ask? Scroll down to read all about it. >> Jerusalem students in Gan Sacher Lulu, Rony, Claire, and Alexa […]

Weekly Updates – March 24, 2022

Kotel - western wall

Shalom Parents and Students! Wow, Purim was crazy! But it’s behind us now, and our students are back to their regular routine. This week, the rain and cold weather are back in Israel, which is very irregular (we would normally be at the beach by now!) but the cold weather didn’t seem to bother our […]

Weekly Updates – March 17, 2022

Gap year in israel - aardvarkisrael

Shalom Parents and Students, and Happy Purim! Yay, the BEST holiday has finally arrived! Feasts and banquets are being held all over the country, as well as amazing parties and exchanging of Mishloach Manot (literally, “sending of portions” – Purim Baskets with sweets and snacks). How did our students celebrate, you ask? Scroll down to […]

Weekly Updates – March 3, 2022

Shaina from florentin with jillian, lulu and maya from jerusalem

Shalom Parents and Students! Wow, what a week! Overnight tiyul in the Western Galilee – check! Where did they travel, you ask? Scroll down to read all about our students’ week >> Adam and Inbar from Rothschild and Emma from Levontin at Keshet Cave Shaina from Florentin with Jillian, Lulu and Maya from Jerusalem Four […]

Weekly Updates – February 24, 2022

Levontin community at ein avdat

Shalom Parents and Students! What a week we’ve had! The weather started to brighten up here in Israel and Spring is slowly kicking in. This week, our students learned about the different sectors of Israeli society during a ‘Faces of Israel’ session, where they discussed Israel as a start-up nation. You can’t really live in […]

Weekly Updates – February 17, 2022

Gap year in israel - aardvarkisrael

Shalom Parents and Students! Can you tell what symbol our students (and Raz, their madricha) were trying to make? That’s right, it’s a Star of David! Our students had a busy week as usual, traveling, studying, and interning. What else were they up to this week? Scroll down to find out >> Nitzan’s group from […]

Weekly Updates – February 10, 2022

Gap year in israel - aardvarkisrael

Shalom Parents and Students! Live like a local, bargain like a local! Our students are having the full Israeli experience here in Israel, and are already becoming locals, after just one month. But how can you actually become local if you can’t bargain in Shuk HaCarmel? Well, this is exactly what our students did in […]