Weekly Updates – Tel Aviv May 5, 2019

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Dear Parents, After the spring break ended, our students returned to the program with lots of happy and exciting experiences, trips and stories to share with everyone about their time at home or abroad with family and friends. We, Aardvark Tel-Aviv staff, were all looking forward to seeing our students again and we chose to […]

Weekly Updates – Tel Aviv April 19, 2019

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Shalom Parents and Chag Sameach! Today is the start of Spring Break and all of the students are on the way to celebrate Passover, some at home, some with friends, some are traveling within Israel and some outside of Israel. Just as I send you every other week, here are some highlights from our past […]

Aardvark Update – April 17, 2019

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April 17, 2019 Aardvark Update  In a few days, it will be Pesach, and our students will be celebrating with family and friends. So, both Jerusalem and Tel Aviv held model Seders. The Ma Nishtana was sung, the story of Passover was told, and the Matzah eaten! Here are just a few photos from both […]

Aardvark Update – April 15, 2019

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April 15, 2019  Aardvark Update  The Selah students took the train to Kfar Chabad, a delightful little village in the center of the country for Lubavitch Hassidim. The village numbers about one thousand families. They were given a guided tour around the main building – a replica of the famous 770 building where the Rebbe […]

Weekly Updates – Tel Aviv April 11, 2019

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Dear Parents, This week was a historic week for the state of Israel. On Tuesday, millions of Israeli citizens went out to vote. Here at Aardvark Tel-Aviv, our students took advantage of the election day in different ways. Some walked around the different voting stations to see what it’s like and some enjoyed the fact […]

Weekly Updates – Tel Aviv April 5, 2019

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Shalom dear parents, This week was special due to the upcoming elections next week, during it we focused on important topics such as the security situation and the political storms that are happening at present. Now I would like to tell you all about the week we had. On Sunday evening, after cleaning their apartments, […]

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 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 […]