Germany 2019

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Day 1 Dear Parents, Guten Abend aus Berlin! Good evening from Berlin! After a wonderful and exhausting first day in Germany, everyone is back at the hotel, probably already sound asleep as I write this. Our day started at 3:00 am as we headed off to the airport for our early morning flight. Some of […]

Italy 2019

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Day 1 Dear Parents, We started our day way before the sun came up, heading to the airport for a 5:50 am flight to Venice. Upon landing in Venice, we were energized by our arrival in Italy. Now, usually you don’t think of the taxi to or from the airport as an attraction, but today […]

Czech Republic 2018

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Shalom from Ben Gurion airport! After waking up early and working our way through the airport, we are now just one-step away from boarding. We all are tired but very excited to start our trip and explore the history and the culture of the Czech Republic. I will be in touch soon,Shay-El Day 1 Shalom […]

Spain 2018

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We’re on our way… Dear Parents (mine included ), As you’ll see in the attached photo, we are at the airport waiting for our flight. (I think Justin has found the most comfortable place to crash for now – on the golf cart!) We are tired and looking forward to settling into our seats and going […]

NYC 2018

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Day 1 Dear Parents, We landed this morning and headed to our hotel in Manhattan. After checking in and settling, we went for a very American lunch at Shake Shack. Our first site for the day was The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Met, as it is better known, is the largest art museum in the […]

Italy 2018

Day 1 Dear Parents, Hello from Italy! For those of you that don’t know me, my name is Eyal and I’m the community manager from Aardvark Tel Aviv. I’m leading the Italy trip along with Dorin, an amazing Madricha from Jerusalem. We’ve just finished our first day in Italy. We arrived in Venice at around […]

Weekly Updates – Jerusalem May 3, 2018

Dear Parents, Well, we have had another full week on Aardvark! At Sunday evening’s apartment meetings, we spoke about the tragedy last week in Israel. Ten Israeli youths, nine girls and a boy from a pre-military academy, were killed after they were carried off by a surge in the Tzafit stream west of the southern part […]

Berlin 2018

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Day 1 Hello everyone, Our first day in Berlin has just ended and we are tired but extremely happy. After a long night with very little sleep, we landed in Berlin this morning. We were picked up at the airport, left our bags in the hotel and dove straight into our schedule. After the students […]

Weekly Update – Tel Aviv February 2, 2018

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Shalom Parents, I hope this email finds you well. My name is Shay-El and I’m the Assistant Director of Aardvark Israel. Since Eyal is on leave, in him place I’m honored to share the highlights from the past week: Last Shabbat, the Selah group had its first Shabbaton of the semester. We went to a […]

Universities in Israel

Universities in israel

Israel has quickly built up an international reputation for academic excellence at a number of its universities. From the Hebrew University of Jerusalem to the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa, there are a number of world-class academics across the county who are leaders in their respective fields. The Hebrew University of Jerusalem was founded […]