gap year in israel

Flying inside of Israel

Flying in israel

Flying inside of Israel is a great way to get around the country quickly and easily. With two major airports, Ben Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv and Ovda International Airport in Eilat, travelers can get to their destination with ease. Planes are the most common form of transportation for those who want to fly […]

Traveling to the South of Israel

The future of the dead sea

Have you ever wanted to explore the South of Israel? From the desert of Ein Gedi to the beaches of Eilat and from the historical Masada to the salty waters of Dead Sea, this region is filled with plenty of activities and attractions that will make your gap year unforgettable. Whether you are looking for […]

Traveling to the North of Israel

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Are you considering taking a gap year in Israel? If so, you should consider traveling to the North of Israel! With its beautiful landscapes, unique culture and rich history, the North of Israel is a great place for a gap year adventure. From exploring ancient ruins to enjoying the Mediterranean climate, there are plenty of […]

Gap year in Israel coming from Canada


A gap year in Israel is a great opportunity to explore a new culture and expand your horizons. For Canadians, it is an amazing way to get out of their comfort zone and experience something completely different. Whether you are looking for adventure, physical fitness, or spiritual growth, Israel has something for everyone. You can […]

Fitness in Israel

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Israel is a country that is always on the go. Israelis are always looking for new ways to stay active, and they take the utmost care of their bodies. Israelis are not only committed to staying healthy but also to staying fit and strong. There are many fitness centers in Israel that offer different kinds […]

Hanukah in Israel

Nethaniel, david and elijah light the candles in jerusalem

Hanukah is a Jewish holiday that is celebrated for eight days and eight nights, starting on the 25th day of Kislev, the ninth month of the Jewish calendar. The festival usually consists of lighting candles, eating fried foods and playing with a dreidel. In Israel, Hanukah is celebrated with lots of sufganiyot. Sufganiyot is a Hanukkah […]

Winter in Israel

Winter in israel

If you are considering coming to Israel for a gap year here is how you should prepare for the winter. Winter in Israel is a cold and rainy season. The average temperature is around 14 degrees Celsius. It rains quite often and the snow is rare, but it does happen sometimes. Israel is a small […]

Weekly Updates – Tel Aviv November 22, 2018

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Dear Parents, This week on Aardvark Tel Aviv we continued exploring our monthly topic of multiculturalism in Israel. It was a packed week in which we learned a lot, and even started to prepare for the upcoming holiday of Chanukah. Before I tell you about this week, I would like to tell you a bit […]

Weekly Updates – Jerusalem November 22, 2018

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Shalom Parents! The middle of November is here and it’s finally starting to feel like winter. The skies are often gray and warm clothing is being unpacked from the back of the closet. However, despite the cold, our activities are in full swing! Sunday evening, the moment we were all waiting for finally arrived. Over the […]

Unusual Weather in Israel

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When you think about Israel’s weather you probably think of nice warm, or very hot, days in the sun. Those who have been in winter, particularly to Jerusalem, will know that the country is in fact often cold and snow is not unusual. However, sometimes the weather goes a bit extreme and you get some […]