Weekly Updates – Jerusalem May 5, 2019

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Shalom Parents! We hope everyone had a wonderful Passover holiday! This week in Jerusalem, it was great to hear from all of the students about their adventures and celebrations during the time off. We had a very busy week, with so much going on! This time of year in Israel is always an exciting one […]

Weekly Updates – Jerusalem April 19, 2019

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Shalom Parents and Chag Sameach! Today is the start of Spring Break and all of the students are on the way to celebrate Passover, some at home, some with friends, some are traveling within Israel and some outside of Israel. Last Sunday afternoon, the students met with Charlee, and together created a Positive Post-Its Wall […]

Weekly Updates – Jerusalem April 11, 2019

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Dear Parents, It has been an amazingly sunny week here on Aardvark Jerusalem and we are all enjoying the nice change from the rainy winter! Let’s take a look at some of this past week’s highlights! On Sunday afternoon, our students went to pay their respects to the family of Zachary (Zechariah) Baumel. Sgt. First […]

Weekly Updates – Jerusalem April 5, 2019

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Dear Parents, We hope you are all doing well and that those of you who are preparing for Passover are not finding the cleaning too stressful. Remember dust is not chametz! Here are this week’s highlights: Early Sunday morning, Natali flew with some of our students for their trip to Italy! Everyone else had internships […]

Weekly Updates – Jerusalem March 28, 2019

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Dear Parents, Spring is almost here, things are beginning to bloom, and we are looking forward to the end of winter so that we can enjoy spring in Jerusalem and Israel. Here are last week’s highlights: On Sunday afternoon, some of our students went on a tour of the IDC Herzliya – International School. Some […]

Weekly Updates – Tel Aviv March 24, 2019

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Dear Parents, PURIM WAS HERE!!! Purim is a Jewish holiday that commemorates the saving of the Jewish people from Haman, who was planning to kill all the Jews. This took place in the ancient Achaemenid Persian Empire. Purim is one of the most widely celebrated festivals in Israel, it is embraced by the entire country, […]

Weekly Updates – Jerusalem March 24, 2019

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Dear Parents & Students, PURIM WAS HERE!!! Purim is a Jewish holiday that commemorates the saving of the Jewish people from Haman, who was planning to kill all the Jews. This took place in the ancient Achaemenid Persian Empire. Purim is one of the most widely celebrated festivals in Israel, it is embraced by the […]