Student of the week – Sam Lipschitz

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Hi! My name is Sam Lipschitz and I’m from Tenafly, New Jersey. I’m in Tel Aviv for the first semester of Aardvark, and so far I’m loving it! I went to a Jewish high school, but I wouldn’t say I know Hebrew very well. One of the main goals I have for this semester is […]

Student of the week – Gina Lewis

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Hi, my name is Gina; I am from, London, England, and I am studying on Aardvark in Jerusalem. I have grown up surrounded by the same friends all my life and for me, one of the goals for my gap year was to get away from the London bubble and meet new people, Aardvark has […]

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 – Talia Szekely

Hi, my name is Talia Szekely, and I’m currently a student on Aardvark. Hailing from Sydney, Australia, I am lucky enough to be living in the vibrant neighbourhood of Florentine in Tel Aviv. It wasn’t until after a program in Israel during high school that I considered spending part of my gap year in Israel […]

Student of the Week – Avi Bendayan

Hi Everyone! My name is Avi Bendayan and I come from Pembroke Pines, Florida. Both of my parents were born in Israel, so while growing up I was always been exposed to Israeli culture. Over the years, have developed my love for the State of Israel and every time that we came to visit I […]

Weekly Updates – Jerusalem September 6, 2018

Dear Parents & Students, This was our second week of the program, and it was AMAZING!!! We began on Sunday with a session about academic lessons and the different classes we have to offer here on Aardvark. We also had a session about the importance of Internships and Volunteering. The students then had free time to clean […]

Weekly Updates – Tel Aviv September 6, 2018

Dear parents, It has been an amazing week. We have had a great time traveling and running fun activities with your children and now I’m excited to tell you about the week’s highlights. Here we go: On Sunday, the students had interesting lectures and workshops on internships, volunteering, and Israeli culture, later in the day […]

Beersheva – The South’s Hidden Gem

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You don’t hear as much about Beersheva as you do Israel’s other cities, such as Tel Aviv, Jerusalem and Haifa. However, it is a thriving place that deserves far more attention than it gets. The city is packed with interesting things to see and do, and it is well worth a visit while on your […]

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 […]

Internationally Award Winning Israeli Authors

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Over the last decade or so Israeli authors have been growing in popularity around the world. At present, there are two names that stand out from the crowd, David Grossman and Amos Oz. The two really came to the fore in 2017 when they were both amongst thirteen nominees on the longlist for the prestigious […]