Rosh Hashana and Hair Donation

Rosh hashana and hair donation

Rosh Hashana and Hair Donation by Yael Schwartz from Rockville, Maryland After growing out my hair for several years, one of the first things I did out of quarantine was get it all chopped off. I’ve donated my hair before, so this wasn’t a new concept. But when you’ve spent so long trying to grow […]

Student of the Week – Eytan Fainman

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Student of the Week – Eytan Fainman My name is Eytan Fainman and I am from Johannesburg South Africa! For most of my life, I have had a desire to one day reside and work in Israel. However, how and when I was going to achieve my longing desire was always unknown. Choosing to spend […]

Student of the Week – Shelly Alkaslasi

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Student of the Week – Shelly Alkaslasi Hi, my name is Shelly Alkaslasi and I am from Los Angeles! I am spending my gap semester in Florentin and I couldn’t be happier with my decision. When I return home, I plan to transfer to a UC campus, study Microbiology, and then get my Bachelors of […]

Student of the Week – Benji Abrahams

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Student of the Week – Benji Abrahams My name is Benji Abrahams, I’m from Johannesburg, South Africa 🇿🇦 and I am spending the semester in Tel Aviv! Afterwards, I am planning to study Performance Arts at Wits University in Johannesburg. I heard about Aardvark Israel from close friends and people that have already been on […]

Student of the Week – Elizabeth Doty

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Student of the Week – Elizabeth Doty Hi, my name is Elizabeth Doty, but everyone calls me “Shea”. I am from Dallas, Texas, and I am currently living in Tel Aviv, embarking on my second semester of Aardvark Israel. I never could have predicted how impactful these past five months were going to be on […]

Student of the Week – Eliana Franks

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Student of the Week – Eliana Franks Hello, my name is Eliana Franks, I’m from London, England, and I am currently an Aardvark Israel student living in Jerusalem. After an exhausting final year at my all girls catholic school in the British countryside (it’s exactly like in the movies), I was left bored, disillusioned and […]

Student of the Week – Leah Matthys

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Student of the Week – Leah Matthys Hi everyone! My name is Leah Matthys and I’m from Arroyo Grande, California, a small town on California’s beautiful central coast. I’m currently in my second semester of Aardvark and living in Tel Aviv. Next year I will be going to a small school named Minerva, where I […]

Alumni of the Month – Jordan Greene

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Alumni of the Month – Jordan Greene Hello everyone! My name is Jordan and I am from San Francisco, California. Last semester (Aardvark 2018) I was a student on Aardvark Tel Aviv, where I fell in love Israel, interned at an amazing start-up company, and created a network of lifelong friends. Sitting here now I […]

Alumni of the Month – Natalie Selvin

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Alumni of the Month – Natalie Selvin Hey! My name’s Natalie Selvin, and I attended Aardvark Israel during Spring Semester of last year (2018) in Jerusalem! So I’ve only been in the army for a month, but so far it’s definitely been an experience! My interest in the army all started a few years ago […]

Alumni of the Month – Shira Goldsmith

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Alumni of the Month – Shira Goldsmith My name is Shira Goldsmith. I am 21, I currently live in Jerusalem and serve as the head medic in the co-ed combat unit of Karakal. The year of 2016, after I graduated High School, was spent on Aardvark Israel. Moving to Israel was always in my plan, […]