Weekly Updates – Tel Aviv November 30, 2017

Gap year in israel - aardvarkisrael

Dear Parents, It has been an exciting week. We had many activities and the real highlight was our overnight trip to the north on Tuesday and Wednesday. However, before giving you more details about it, let’s start from the beginning of the week. Here we go: On Sunday we had the Add Ons’ activities. The […]

Weekly Updates – Jerusalem November 30, 2017

Gap year in israel - aardvarkisrael

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 […]

From the Desert to the Snow in Israel

Israel’s ancient tombs

When thinking about your gap year in Israel part of you is probably visualising hot sunny days on the beach, hiking in the desert, bathing in Israel’s many natural springs and so on. However, you should also consider the fact that very often it will snow in Israel and when it does the landscape develops […]

Israel’s Lesser Known Heritage Sites

Acre, or akko, is a crusader-era port town in the north of the country

During your gap year you will visit a number of well-known sites in Israel as well as some lesser known ones. In addition to the famous sites, such as the Old City in Jerusalem, there are a number of heritage sites that tell some fantastic stories about both ancient and modern Israel. Ranging from the […]