gap year in israel

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 […]

Weekly Updates – Jerusalem September 6, 2018

Dear Parents & Students, This was our second week of the program, and it was AMAZING!!! We began on Sunday with a session about academic lessons and the different classes we have to offer here on Aardvark. We also had a session about the importance of Internships and Volunteering. The students then had free time to clean […]

Weekly Updates – Tel Aviv September 6, 2018

Dear parents, It has been an amazing week. We have had a great time traveling and running fun activities with your children and now I’m excited to tell you about the week’s highlights. Here we go: On Sunday, the students had interesting lectures and workshops on internships, volunteering, and Israeli culture, later in the day […]

Weekly Updates – Tel Aviv September 1, 2018

Dear parents, It has been an amazing week. We have had a great time meeting your children and I am excited to tell you all of the highlights from the past week. Here we go: As you know, the students arrived throughout Monday and started to get to know each other and the staff. For […]

Weekly Updates – Jerusalem September 1, 2018

Dear Parents and Students, Our first week in Jerusalem was a busy, eventful and exciting one. Here are some highlights: The week began on Monday with the students arriving, beginning to settle into their new apartments, and meeting their roommates and their madrichim. They have been enjoying getting to know one other and acclimating to their new […]

Weekly Updates – Tel Aviv September 15, 2017

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Dear Parents We have just finished our third week, and things are going pretty great around here. There’s so much I want to share with you! So let’s start: It seems that the students are starting to get used to the program’s routine. While they’re enjoying new experiences and making new connections, we can see […]