Italy 2019

Gap year in israel - aardvarkisrael

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 […]

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 […]

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 – Tel Aviv December 28, 2017

Gap year in israel - aardvarkisrael

Dear parents, The final week has come to an end! While we are excited that the students will be continuing on their individual paths, it is still hard to say goodbye. We had an amazing final week filled with reflective activities and last-times. Some of the students are in the process of moving to Jerusalem […]

Weekly Updates – Jerusalem February 19, 2017

Gap year in israel - aardvarkisrael

Dear Parents, On Sunday the students continued with their volunteer work. One of the places that they can volunteer is the Gan HaShikumi for children with disabilities. Three of the students volunteer there, Ellis Lewkowicz, Tammy Davidoff and Molly Cooke. Ellis wrote the following about the work: “I like going every day, seeing the kids […]

Italy 2015

Italy 2015

Day 1 The day started for us at 3:30 AM at Ben Gurion Airport. We boarded the flight as scheduled at 5:50 AM and landing in Venice, Italy at 8:45 AM. Upon departing the airport in Venice we hopped onto our private water taxi that took us to the door of our Hotel, Locanda la […]

Italy 2014

Michaelangelo’s david statue

Day 1 So far we are having an excellent time. Everyone was on time and we made our El Al flight nicely.Alina was able to sleep through the whole thing. We had a nice driver pick us up in the airport and took us straight to our hotel. We have used this hotel every year […]

Italy 2013

Gap year program in israel visiting italy

Day 1“siamo arrivati in Italia,” yelled Nicholas as they walked off the plane in Rome.. not really BECAUSE they were too busy running all the way across the airport to board their flight to Venice, which thanks to Al Italia which put the two planes on completely opposite sides of the airport, nearly caused them […]