gap year in israel

Weekly Updates – Jerusalem October 4, 2018

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Dear Parents and Students, On Sunday evening Simchat Torah began. Simchat Torah is the holiday that celebrates and marks the conclusion of the annual cycle of public Torah readings, and the beginning of a new cycle. On Monday night the holidays ended and we finally returned to our regular schedule!! On Tuesday afternoon, we went on […]

Weekly Updates – Jerusalem September 14, 2018

Dear Parents & Students, This week may have been short but it was still full of significant events. On Sunday, Monday and Tuesday, we celebrated Rosh Hashanah and our students spent the holiday with friends and family. Solly Sperber said, “It was lovely to spend my first Rosh Hashanah with my family in Israel. The food was […]

Weekly Updates – Tel Aviv September 14, 2018

Dear Parents, Shana Tova! As you probably already know, this week was very special here in Israel thanks to the celebration of Rosh Hashanah. All of the students went away for the long weekend and spent the holiday with family, friends, Jewish communities, and some even went to dinner at our staff’s homes. Everyone got […]