Weekly Updates – Tel Aviv February 7, 2019

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Dear Parents, We have had a great week that was full of activities and I would like to now tell you about some of what we’ve been doing. On Sunday, in the apartments meeting, our madrichim met with their students and after a brief cleanliness check, they began their educational activity. Daniel’s group had an activity involving mindfulness. […]

Weekly Updates – Jerusalem January 31, 2019

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Shalom Parents & Students, Another busy week has come to an end here on Aardvark Jerusalem and our students are slowly settling into the program’s daily routine. Now it is my pleasure to tell you about some of the highlights from the past week.  On Sunday we began the week we the monthly community talk in […]

Weekly Update – Tel Aviv January 24, 2019

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Dear Parents: Another busy week has come to an end here at Aardvark Tel-Aviv and over it our students have been slowly settling into our program’s daily routine. Here are some of the highlights from the week: On Sunday, our students began their internships and volunteer activities. In addition, a group of about 10 students went […]

Student of the Week – Jordi Sachs

My name is Jordi; I was born in Sydney Australia, and for the past 12 years, my South African parents have raised me in a tiny town in Switzerland. Growing up, I attend an international school; I can say with confidence that I’m pretty well-rounded, well-travelled, and have experienced lots of opportunities in my life, […]

Weekly Updates – Tel Aviv December 6, 2018

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Dear Parents: This week was a special week because we celebrated Hanukkah which brought with it light and family values into our program. On Sunday evening- our Madrichim organized an activity including lighting the candles in our Moadon for everyone. In the activity, the Madrichim made a fun quiz “Kahoot” about Hanukkah and its traditions. The […]

Weekly Updates – Jerusalem October 25, 2018

Dear Parents & Students, What a week! Between a three-day seminar in the desert and rain finally falling in Jerusalem, it has been busy and exciting. Ready to hear all about it? Here we go! The highlight of the week was our 3-day Ketura Seminar. On Sunday morning, bright and early at 6:00 am, we departed to Kibbutz […]

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 […]

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 November 30, 2017

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Dear Parents, This week was crazy fun, and I have so much to tell you! So let’s get started!! On Sunday we had elections! To round off our Politics Month the students spent the day preparing for the elections and in the evening they had a debate between each apartments’ assigned Knesset party. The students […]