Weekly Updates – Tel Aviv April 6, 2017

Gap year in israel - aardvarkisrael

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 March 30, 2017

Gap year in israel - aardvarkisrael

Dear Parents, Here are some of our unforgettable moments from the past week On Sunday, the students continued with their volunteer work. Nikki Schultz works at Stand With Us and wrote the following about the work, “My internship is cool. I work with Stand With Us on Social Media. Basically I have been making graphics for different […]

Weekly Updates – Tel Aviv March 30, 2017

Gap year in israel - aardvarkisrael

Shalom Parents, March is almost over, Pesach (Passover) is just around the corner and the group and staff are all extremely busy! Last Sunday, the Madrichim had the feeling that the students needed a little bit of a push for their breakout activities. They met the students in the apartments, turned on some energetic music […]

Weekly Updates – Jerusalem March 19, 2017

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Dear Parents and Students, Here are some of the best moments from the past week: It was Purim on Sunday! In the morning we made Hamentashens and went to the nursing home across the street to hand out them out along with some other snacks. We sang Purim songs and had a great time.In the […]

Holland 2015

Holland 2015

Day 1 Despite some rain today, the group had a great time on their first day in Holland. After an uneventful flight, they arrived at the apartment and everyone was impressed! It’s in a very nice neighborhood, very near to public transportation and cool sites, and it is really comfortable. The owner was there to […]

Holland 2014

Holland 2014

Day 1 Unbelievably we left Israel in rain (in May!) to arrive to Holland in rain. The plane ride and landing was a bit bumpy. Somehow Sivan survived. We were met at the airport by a very tall blond woman who was our driver to the hostel. After storing our luggage we did what every […]

Holland 2013

Met the israeli ambassador, haim divon

Day 1 The plane ride was fine and everyone slept as usual. They are staying in the Hans Brinker hostel named for the famous novel Hans Brinker, or The Silver Skates (full title: Hans Brinker; or, the Silver Skates: A Story of Life in Holland) by American author Mary Mapes Dodge, first published in 1865. […]