gap year in israel

Weekly Updates – December 22, 2022

Gap year in israel - aardvarkisrael

Shalom Parents and Students! This week was our students’ last week of internships and volunteering, and next week they will be packing and getting everything ready for winter break. Some of our students are going back home, some are staying with us for another semester (yay!), but most of them are focused on creating last […]

Weekly Updates – December 15, 2022

Gap year in israel - aardvarkisrael

Shalom Parents and Students! These are the last couple of weeks of our Fall semester, and the students are busy with finals, the last days of internships, and add-on closing events. Our Marva students just finished their eight-week IDF Boot Camp training in Sde Boker! They had an emotional final ceremony with their commanders and […]

Weekly Updates – December 8, 2022

Hello dubai!

Shalom Parents and Students! This week was full of surprises and new adventures. As most of us continued traveling and exploring the country, some of our students were exploring the United Arab Emirates! Yes, you are not mistaken, our third international trip is now taking place in Dubai, where our students are learning about the […]

Weekly Updates – December 1, 2022

Gilboa mountain

Shalom Parents and Students! This week, our second overnight took place in the beautiful north, where more than 200 students traveled to Beit She’an Valley and Gilboa Mountain. We hiked and got to know each other a little better. Curious enough? We got you; scroll down to see what we have been up to Rothschild […]

Weekly Updates – November 24, 2022

Exploring the beautiful city of barcelona

Shalom Parents and Students! This was another week full of adventure; Celebrating the Sigd holiday, traveling the country, and going on our second international trip to Spain! Can’t wait to read about it? No problem, simply scroll down now Rothschild community in Beta Israel Faces of Israel with Fentanesh This week, the Sigd holiday, from […]

Weekly Updates – November 17th

Maya works in the kitchen at north abraxas

Shalom Parents and Students! Another exciting week for our students was full of new experiences. Along with participating in Master Chef competitions, fun activities, and a Krav Maga class, they also visited some exciting places this week (some of these places even Israelis don’t know about!). Let us tell you all about it Navi from […]

Selah Newsletter! – November 2022

Shalom from the holy city of jerusalem!

Shalom from the Holy City of Jerusalem! It has been an action-packed semester thus far. I’m sure you are very interested in hearing all about it, so let’s do a quick review! Our semester opened up with activities that promoted introspection and setting intentions for the semester ahead. We has a Jewish meditation workshop run […]

Weekly Updates – November 10th

All you need is love! Yohan from france, nicky from the uk, linda from the states, and tom from australia at jaffa port

Shalom Parents and Students! Great news, everybody! This week we finally got our first sign of real winter in Tel Aviv (winter started in Jerusalem already, don’t worry) and the first rain has fallen! Our students are continuing their routine of classes, trips, internships, and volunteering, and we want to tell you all about it. […]

Weekly Updates – November 3rd

Deji, tali, matti, jessie, and galia in nachal kishon

Shalom Parents and Students! This week was especially interesting in Israel, as the government elections took place on Tuesday, so our students enjoyed a day off, just like many Israelis! Right before that, our Prague trip’s students returned from their 5-day trip, straight to the winter clock and the slowly arriving fall. Our very own […]

Weekly Updates – October 27th

Jordan and jacob touring the city of prague

Shalom Parents and Students! We waited for nearly 3 years and it’s finally here — our first international trip since the start of the pandemic! This week, 14 students and staff members traveled to Prague in the Czech Republic. Scroll down to see all of our students’ adventures from this week >> Jordan and Jacob […]