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 […]

Weekly Updates – February 3, 2022

Gap year in israel - aardvarkisrael

Shalom Parents and Students! This week in Israel, the sun is out again and we didn’t miss the chance to take our students to explore the hidden gems of Israel: in Haifa, Lod, Ramla, and Masada. Oh, and some of our students even made it to the Dead Sea! Scroll down to see our students […]

The Aardvark Monthly – January 2022 – Spring Semester begins! Finally

Natalie, sophie, and issac on tuesday tiyul day, near arad

Shalom Parents, Students, Partners, and Staff, After overcoming flight delays, closed borders, and a variety of issues… the students are here and Spring 2022 has officially started! 🙂 Curious to know how our students’ first weeks looked? Scroll down and find out! Liad, Jordan, Claire, Jacob, and Lulu in Machane Yehuda Market Bike riding at sunset […]

Weekly Updates – January 27, 2022

Some of our lovely girls from levontin!

Shalom Parents and Students! It’s finally here – snow in Israel! Could you imagine? And trust us, this is everything Israelis (and our students) are talking about, especially our Jerusalem students, who actually got the chance to enjoy the snow, right by their apartments. Seems like they had a good time 😉 Scroll down to […]