Weekly Updates – September 17, 2021

Daniel, dror, sam, nechama, and joseph in their partly finished sukkah

September 17, 2021 Weekly Updates Shalom Parents and Students!  This week, we officially started our outdoor activities, and what a wonderful time to be outside, when Fall is starting and the temperatures are dropping. We started the week with an optional Zoom Havdalah on Saturday night, and AMAZING food tours in Jeruslaem and Tel Aviv, where […]

Weekly Updates – September 9, 2021

Weekly updates - september 9, 2021 israel

September 9, 2021 Weekly Updates Shalom Parents and Students!  The Holidays are officially here, and our students celebrated the end of quarantine  (finally!) by touring their neighborhoods, getting to know where all the essentials are, so they can start living independently. The Tel Aviv students experienced a special graffiti tour, which is one of the main […]

The Abraham Accords at 1 Year Old

The abraham accords at 1 year old israel

The Abraham Accords at 1 Year Old September 2021 marks a year since the formalizing of the Abraham Accords, a historic peace treaty between Israel and the United Arab Emirates. Since then, the countries have rapidly established ties and started working together in a huge number of areas.  Once the treaty had been signed, it […]

Israel’s Amazing Modern Mosaics


Israel’s Amazing Modern Mosaics Every so often, the news features a story of Israeli archaeologists unearthing an ancient mosaic and there are many fantastic examples to see around the country. However, there are also some stunning examples of modern mosaics that is worth taking the time to go and see while you are on your […]

The Aardvark Monthly – August 2021

Some of the levontin community girls in their first group picture!

August 2021 The Aardvark Monthly Shalom Parents, Students, Partners, and Staff! This week, our Fall semester has officially begun, and we couldn’t be more excited! More than 160 students from Germany, France, Bolivia, Norway, the Netherlands, Australia, Italy, the U.S., Hong Kong, the U.K., South Africa, Mexico, and Canada have joined us, and are about […]

Weekly Updates – September 2, 2021

Welcome maxwell, daniel, dylan and josh!

September 2, 2021 Weekly Updates Shalom Parents!   Fall Semester has officially begun! Our students from all around the world landed in Israel and were welcomed at Ben Gurion Airport. Then, they were split into their apartments in Jerusalem and Tel-Aviv, getting to know their new roommates. During quarantine, which will end this Monday, the […]

Pivot! Management Insights Highlighted by Covid

Pivot! Management insights highlighted by covid israel

read on THE TIME OF ISRAEL August 31, 2021 Pivot! Management Insights Highlighted by Covid Remember that hilarious scene from Friends when Ross, Rachel and Chandler try to schlep a couch up the stairs and Ross vigorously commands his friends to “PIVOT! PIVOT! PIVOT!”  (Whether you remember or not, it’s worth watching again: https://youtu.be/hWruEaP4ysI) Reflecting on […]

Welcome to Israel!!

Welcome to israel!! Israel

August 31, 2021 Welcome to Israel!! It was an exciting day as we welcomed over 160 students to Israel! Everyone flying today arrived safe and sound and are settling into their apartments for quarantine. As the students arrived to Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, they were greeted by their madrich/a (counselor) who checked them in and […]

British Month – August 16th

Hiking on several trails

August 16, 2021 Welcome to British Month! Shalom Parents! British Month is well underway, and after six days of quarantine, the Brits finally were allowed out of their apartments to explore the city. We began our activities with a tour in Levinsky Market, in the Florentin neighborhood where the students live. We tasted some of […]

Israel’s Latest Tourist Attractions

Tourist attractions

Israel’s Latest Tourist Attractions Like most of the world, Israel has been closed to tourists for more than a year due to the coronavirus pandemic. However, that doesn’t meant that the country hasn’t been busy preparing for a return to normality. There are a number of new and exciting tourist attractions to see, and if […]