Student of the Week – Eytan Fainman

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Student of the Week – Eytan Fainman My name is Eytan Fainman and I am from Johannesburg South Africa! For most of my life, I have had a desire to one day reside and work in Israel. However, how and when I was going to achieve my longing desire was always unknown. Choosing to spend […]

Student of the Week – Shelly Alkaslasi

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Student of the Week – Shelly Alkaslasi Hi, my name is Shelly Alkaslasi and I am from Los Angeles! I am spending my gap semester in Florentin and I couldn’t be happier with my decision. When I return home, I plan to transfer to a UC campus, study Microbiology, and then get my Bachelors of […]

Student of the Week – Benji Abrahams

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Student of the Week – Benji Abrahams My name is Benji Abrahams, I’m from Johannesburg, South Africa 🇿🇦 and I am spending the semester in Tel Aviv! Afterwards, I am planning to study Performance Arts at Wits University in Johannesburg. I heard about Aardvark Israel from close friends and people that have already been on […]

Student of the Week – Elizabeth Doty

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Student of the Week – Elizabeth Doty Hi, my name is Elizabeth Doty, but everyone calls me “Shea”. I am from Dallas, Texas, and I am currently living in Tel Aviv, embarking on my second semester of Aardvark Israel. I never could have predicted how impactful these past five months were going to be on […]

Student of the Week – Eliana Franks

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Student of the Week – Eliana Franks Hello, my name is Eliana Franks, I’m from London, England, and I am currently an Aardvark Israel student living in Jerusalem. After an exhausting final year at my all girls catholic school in the British countryside (it’s exactly like in the movies), I was left bored, disillusioned and […]

Student of the Week – Leah Matthys

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Student of the Week – Leah Matthys Hi everyone! My name is Leah Matthys and I’m from Arroyo Grande, California, a small town on California’s beautiful central coast. I’m currently in my second semester of Aardvark and living in Tel Aviv. Next year I will be going to a small school named Minerva, where I […]

Aardvark Update – April 2, 2019

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April 2, 2019 Aardvark Update  Good Deeds Day is an annual tradition of good deeds. All over the world, hundreds of thousands choose to volunteer and help others, putting into practice the simple idea that every single person can do something good, be it large or small, to improve the lives of others and positively […]

Aardvark Update – April 1, 2019

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April 1, 2019 Aardvark Update Taking advantage of your free time is an important aspect to your experience in Israel. You are encouraged to use your time wisely by participating in the variety of optional evening activities the program provides which focus on social and cultural events in each city, as well as by visiting […]

Daily Update – February 26, 2019

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February 26, 2019 Daily Update  Our Tel Aviv students spent the day at the Ein-Shemer Ecological Greenhouse. The Ecological Greenhouse is an innovative educational center, a place for social encounters and connection which combines two fundamental elements: environmental ecology and social ecology. In the framework of environmental ecology students in the greenhouse are engaged with […]