gap year in israel

Israel’s Biblical Hikes

Israel’s biblical hikes

Perhaps one of the most amazing things about spending time in Israel is the ability to visit locations where significant events happened in the bible. While on your gap year you are sure to go on many hikes and many of which will have biblical roots and routes. For example, you may visit the Elah […]

Israel’s Top Art Museums

Israel’s top art museums

While on your gap year in Israel, in addition to learning about the country’s history, you will also have the chance to learn about its cultural life. Israel, both modern and ancient, has always had a rich artistic life, and as such, there are some fantastic museums and galleries just waiting for you to visit. […]

Learning About Israel’s Ethiopians Through Food

Learning about israel’s ethiopians through food

One of the many wonderful things about Israel is the wide range of cultures it brings together. One area where this is particularly evident is the country’s food as each group of immigrants has brought its own style of cooking with it and as time progresses, the different styles of cuisine are slowly merging. If […]

The Chagall Windows at Hadassah

The chagall windows at hadassah

Hopefully you will enjoy your gap year in Israel without having to visit a hospital. However, even if you are in perfect health, it is worth making the trip to the Hadassah Medical Center in Jerusalem to see a series of stained glass windows created by Marc Chagall. When Chagall created the windows, in 1961, […]

The People Behind Israel’s Street Names – Part 2

The people behind israel’s street names

We have previously written about some of the famous people with streets named after them in Israel. However, there are so many of them, that we thought it was worth returning to. That way, when you are exploring the city streets on your gap year, you will be able to impress your friends with your […]

Exploring Israel for Free

Exploring israel for free

During your gap year in Israel, you will soon discover that it can be quite an expensive country. However, even if you are on a shoestring budget, you will quickly discover that there is plenty you can do for free. Whether you are in Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Haifa or anywhere else, there are many attractions […]

Jerusalem Ghost Stories Part 2

Jerusalem ghost stories

If you enjoy ghost stories, then you will find that Jerusalem is home to plenty of material to feed your imagination. If you look back on this blog, you will find that we already have a post dedicated to Jerusalem ghost stories, but there are so many of them that we thought a second post […]

Exploring Tel Aviv’s Rothschild Boulevard

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Anyone who has spent any time in Tel Aviv is sure to be familiar with Rothschild Boulevard. It is like a microcosm of the city, displaying everything that it has to offer. If you are spending your gap year in Tel Aviv, then it is a street that you are sure to come to know […]

This week in the Rothschild Community TLV – July 22, 2021

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Hello Parents and Students,   This week was the last full week of the semester. It was filled with final activities and opportunities to enjoy each other as a community. On Sunday, we discussed Tisha B’Av. The groups had an activity with their Madrichim in which they spoke about what this day represents, the reasons […]

This week in the Rothschild Community TLV – July 15, 2021

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Hello Parents and Students, We’re getting close to the end of the semester yet this week we had more amazing experiences. On Sunday, the students had an activity with their Madrichim in which they spoke about different aspects and experiences they had until now and what they are taking with them to the end of […]