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 28, 2019

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Dear Parents, Another week has gone by here at Aardvark Tel-Aviv and it was definitely an exciting and thrilling one. After our Nepal group came back and the Purim festivities ended, we returned to our normal routine and had another great week focusing on our monthly subject, the multicultural society of Israel. On Sunday we […]

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 […]

Weekly Updates – Jerusalem March 17, 2019

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Dear Parents, With some of our students currently in Nepal, we were a smaller group than usual, but what we lacked in numbers we made up for in spirit! On Sunday evening, the staff challenged the students to find their inner superhero. Each student needed to come up with a superhero name, a costume, a […]

Weekly Updates – Tel Aviv March 17, 2019

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Shalom Parents, I hope this email finds you well. We have had a great week here in Tel Aviv. During the week, we had another chance to deepen our understanding of Israeli culture with two main events, an Israeli elections panel and meeting with minorities, but before telling you more details, let’s start with the […]

Weekly Updates – Tel Aviv March 7, 2019

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Dear Parents, I hope this email finds you well. Eyal is currently leading our Nepal cultural change international trip, so in his place I’m happy to tell you about all of the great activities we had this week. On Sunday, after the great Shabbaton, the entire program had the day off to sleep, relax and […]

Weekly Updates – Jerusalem March 7, 2019

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Dear Parents, Happy Adar II! The Jewish sages say that from the moment Adar begins we increase in our measure of happiness. Here at Aardvark, we are definitely lifting up our spirits as we prepare for the crazy and joyous holiday of Purim. On Monday, the students and staff were all back to their regular […]

Student of the Week – Sam Leopold

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Boker Toes! Mashlomhow! My name is Sam Leopold and I’m in my second semester on Aardvark. I was introduced to Aardvark by my older brother, who went on the program several years ago. Before joining the program, I was faced with the difficult decision of whether or not to forgo college for a year. At […]

Weekly Updates – Jerusalem March 4, 2019

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Shalom Parents! It has been a busy week with tiyulim, a light show, a Shabbaton and more! There is so much to tell you about, so let’s recap! On Sunday night, we decided to enjoy the amazing weather we were having, and Shalhevet and Ori’s apartments took part in a soccer tournament! On Monday night, […]