Jerusalem Weekly December 17

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on, red slanted roofs facing towards us in a uniform arrangement. As we entered Hebron, the largest Arab city in the West Bank, we began to learn about the religious history of the city, said to be the second most important city in Judaism. The city was home to the matriarchs and patriarchs of Judaism, […]

Weekly Updates – Jerusalem September 14, 2018

Dear Parents & Students, This week may have been short but it was still full of significant events. On Sunday, Monday and Tuesday, we celebrated Rosh Hashanah and our students spent the holiday with friends and family. Solly Sperber said, “It was lovely to spend my first Rosh Hashanah with my family in Israel. The food was […]

Weekly Updates – Tel Aviv September 14, 2018

Dear Parents, Shana Tova! As you probably already know, this week was very special here in Israel thanks to the celebration of Rosh Hashanah. All of the students went away for the long weekend and spent the holiday with family, friends, Jewish communities, and some even went to dinner at our staff’s homes. Everyone got […]

Weekly Updates – Jerusalem December 22, 2017

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Dear Parents, I can’t believe that the Jerusalem experience will soon be over, but we still had plenty to do this week. Here are the highlights: On Monday night we had a Hanukkah shirt making and Sfinge Donut making session. Sfinge is a Moroccan Hanukkah donut. We had so much fun making donuts and making […]

Weekly Updates – Tel Aviv December 22, 2017

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Dear Parents, We are approaching the end of the fall semester here on Aardvark Tel Aviv. The past week was a lot of fun, full of holiday spirit and emotions about the end of the semester. It is so lovely to see the strong connections that the students have made. Every time that a student […]

Weekly Updates – Tel Aviv December 15, 2017

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Shalom Parents, Another great week on Aardvark is coming to an end, and as always, I have many experiences, pictures, and stories to tell you. Find yourself a comfortable spot and we will be ready to start. On Sunday the Sea Sports group went to an escape room for a great session about cooperation and […]