gap year in israel

The Last Weekly Update

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Shalom Parents, I hope you are all excited to see your children again. We, the Tel Aviv staff, have had a bittersweet 3 days… It is so exciting to see the change and progress every single one of the students made during the semester! But right now the office is so quiet… it feels unnatural! […]

The Breadth and Depth of a Jewish Gap Year


If you are considering a gap year in Israel the chances are you already have a fairly strong sense of Jewish identity in one way or another. Taking a gap year with Aardvark Israel will allow you to shape the year into one that not only provides a huge amount of fun, regardless of religious […]

Weekly Updates – Tel Aviv April 6, 2017

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Shalom Parents! Our week is just about to end and Pesach is already here! Yesterday we came back from the north of Israel, The Golan Heights. The tiyul started with an overview of the south of the Golan Heights. Our tour guide, Tuvia Scott, gave us a talk on the work that was carried out […]

Weekly Updates – Jerusalem April 6, 2017

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Dear Parents, As I write to you the students are cleaning their apartments for Passover. Then we will all sit down for the Passover Seder to have our lunch like a big happy family. We are going to read the Hagadah in Hebrew and then we will sing some Pesach songs and eat Chaya’s famous […]

Weekly Updates – Tel Aviv January 14, 2017

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Tel Aviv January 14, 2017 Shalom Parents! The students are about to finish their first week on Aardvark. We have had such a busy schedule this week that the students said that each day felt like an entire week! The first day began at 7:00am when we welcomed the first students to arrive at the […]

Weekly Updates – Jerusalem November 22, 2016

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On Sunday we started our cooking club with Chaya the madricha. We learned to prepare two kinds of lasagna Celeste Williams said that making lasagna with her friends was the highlight of her day., On Tuesday we headed north for an overnight trip with all of Aardvark. We woke up early in the morning and drove north […]