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 […]

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, […]

Weekly Updates – Tel Aviv March 3, 2019

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Dear Parents, It has been an eventful week full of diverse activities, a large number of which were arranged and lead by our very own students. The week was all about education, starting with our community talk on Sunday and ending with our Shabbaton this weekend. Now I’m happy to tell you about everything that […]

Weekly Updates – Jerusalem February 21, 2019

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Dear Parents, Shalom Shalom! What a week it’s been! On Sunday the students met with their Madrichim in the apartment meetings, and in memory of Ori Ansbacher, they learned about Israel and the Shvil Israel. The Shvil is a trail that goes from the North of Israel to the South of Israel. The students learned […]

Weekly Updates – Jerusalem February 15, 2019

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Dear Parents, What a week it has been! On Sunday, in the apartment meeting, the students met with the Madrichim for a night that was all about group dynamics. Each group had a nice activity to break the ice and then went deeper into meaningful conversations about their experience in Israel. Shalhevet taught her students […]

Weekly Updates – Jerusalem January 31, 2019

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Shalom Parents & Students, Another busy week has come to an end here on Aardvark Jerusalem and our students are slowly settling into the program’s daily routine. Now it is my pleasure to tell you about some of the highlights from the past week.  On Sunday we began the week we the monthly community talk in […]

Weekly Updates – Jerusalem January 20, 2019

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Dear Parents & Students, We have finished the second week of the program and it was AMAZING!!! We began on Sunday with a session about the academic lessons and various classes we have on offer here on Aardvark. We also had a session about the importance of Internships and Volunteering. The students then had free time to […]

Daily Update – January 15, 2019

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January 15, 2019 Daily Update  Today Selah began the new semester with an energetic tour of Tel Beer Sheva. Every month Selah visits and tours an archaeological site connected with a famous Bible story. We call these unique trips a Tanach Tiyul. Today’s tiyul was about the founder of Judaism, Abraham. We learnt about his […]

The First Weekly Letter – Tel Aviv

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Dear Parents Shalom from Tel Aviv, It has been an amazing week. We have had a great time meeting your children and I’m excited to tell you about the week’s highlights. Here we go: As you know, the students arrived on Monday and began to meet each other and the staff. It was a long day of settling […]