Weekly Updates – Jerusalem April 16, 2018

Gap year in israel - aardvarkisrael

Dear Parents, We hope everyone had a wonderful Passover holiday! This week in Jerusalem, it was great to hear from all 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 with […]

Weekly Updates – Tel Aviv May 5, 2017

Selah tiyul

Dear Parents, I hope this email finds you well. I am happy to share this week’s highlights from Aardvark Tel Aviv: On Sunday, we all went, both the Jerusalem and Tel Aviv groups, to a very special Yom HaZikaron (Memorial Day) ceremony organized by Masa and attended by several thousand people from different programs. It […]

Weekly Updates – Jerusalem May 4, 2017

Memorial day

Dear Parents, This week in Israel was extremely busy. The juxtaposition of Memorial Day and Independence Day results in a very special time in Israel. Marking these days, the students felt the unification of Israel during the bad times and of course the good. Here are some of the highlights from the week: On Sunday […]

Weekly Updates – Tel Aviv April 28, 2017

Gap year program on boat

Shalom Parents, As I said in my last email, this period of the year is very special.     On Sunday, we drove all the way to Jerusalem in order to join the holocaust day ceremony in Yad Vashem. Our first stop was at mount Herzl. There the students took part in an activity about […]

Spain 2012

Gap year in israel - aardvarkisrael

Day 1: I just spoke with Paula and things are going great! Of course she is working with a group of young adults so we need to put things in perspective. Paula’s job was very easy at first. Once at the airport and safely on the plane, all the students basically slept until Spain. She […]