gap year in israel

Weekly Updates – Jerusalem October 25, 2018

Dear Parents & Students, What a week! Between a three-day seminar in the desert and rain finally falling in Jerusalem, it has been busy and exciting. Ready to hear all about it? Here we go! The highlight of the week was our 3-day Ketura Seminar. On Sunday morning, bright and early at 6:00 am, we departed to Kibbutz […]

Weekly Updates – Jerusalem October 19, 2018

Dear Parents & Students, This week was eventful and productive, and we have so much to tell you! On Sunday afternoon, after a morning of internships and volunteering, Orly Wahba came to speak to the students. Orly Wahba is an educator, entrepreneur, author and community activist passionate about inspiring and motivating people to be the best […]

Weekly Updates – Tel Aviv October 11, 2018

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Dear Parents, We were finally able to spend a full week with the students after the holiday season and it was great fun! Here are some highlights from the week: On Sunday: The Sea Sport group had another surfing class. This time our Internship Coordinator, Idan Levy, joined them, as he is a professional surfer. It […]

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 […]

Weekly Updates – Tel Aviv October 4, 2018

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Shalom Parents, The holidays have ended and here at Aardvark Tel-Aviv we have finally returned to our normal routine with a fantastic week full of activities. Today Eyal is attending a family wedding and we send best wishes from all of us, therefore, in his place I am happy to tell you some of the […]

Weekly Updates – Tel Aviv September 21, 2018

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Dear Parents, Gmar Chatima Tova Another special week has passed here on Aardvark Tel Aviv. As you know, we paused our week for Yom Kippur which was last Tuesday and Wednesday, and then returned for one day of our normal routine before the holiday of Sukkot begins. We use this special holiday season as an […]

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 […]

Weekly Updates – Tel Aviv May 17, 2018

Dear parents, We are getting closer to the end of the program, and therefore this week was dedicated to activities focused on reflecting on our time here and saying goodbye. After a whole year or semester on Aardvark, we have very much reached the point where everyone feels like family. Living together and gaining so […]

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 […]