Mazal Tov on making Aliyah! This is a huge step and at Secret Tel Aviv we want to help you make the move as easy as possible, that is why we lovingly made guides for all the things you have to do to get settled in. Enjoy!
Learning Hebrew is one of the best ways to truly settle in in the Israeli society. We know how hard it can be to learn a new language from scratch, this is why we created a guide for the best ways to learn Hebrew in Tel Aviv (and maybe meet some people while you are at it!). If you are in need of some motivation to start the process, check out our Hebrew is Fun page! Read more
Renting an Apartment in Tel Aviv is hard, especially if you don’t know Hebrew. There are may ways to do it, usually Real Estate agents charge a lot of money, this guide is dedicated to help you through the whole process, from finding the right fit for you to the steps you have to take in order to get it. Read more
Finding the right bank in Israel can be just as hard as finding the right apartment, usually it’s hard to understand the charges and fees your bank has, and bankers don’t often speak very good English. There are new options for banking which are easy, 100% digital and have fair rates, designed especially for the technological generation (that’s you!). Read more
Meeting new People when you move to a new country is very important to make you feel happy and supported, lucky for you Tel Aviv is a very friendly city with hundreds of groups (many are English speaking) of all kinds where you can meet new friends. From cultural groups and dance classes, to sports groups and great places to do some volunteer work. Read more
Studying in Tel Aviv, with amazing universities and colleges, loads of courses in English, and study subsidies for new Olim, now is a great time to invest some time in yourself, learn about something that you’re passionate about, and improve your attractiveness on the jobs market. Check out some of our favorite places to study in English in Tel Aviv (and the Gush Dan area). Read more
If you don’t own a Pet in Tel Aviv, you are not a proper Tel Avivi! We know how important it is to give your furry friend the best care, and Tel Aviv being a city where there almost more pets than pet-owners, there are tons of vets, pet shops, pet washes and everything you might need, so it can be overwhelming to find the right fit for you. Read more
Volunteering is a great way to give back to the community (and meet some new people in the process), and there are load os organizations in Tel Aviv that need your help. It doesn’t always have to be a long term commitment, you can go as many or as little times as you want, and you help will always be welcome, there is always something for everyone. Read more
Where to find a Synagogue is one of Secret Tel Aviv’s favorite questions, especially around the high-holidays! There are hundreds of synagogues in Tel Aviv, and more and more are also reaching out to Internationals to join their community. Whatever it is you are looking for in a synagogue, you can find in Tel Aviv. We made a list of different synagogues especially friendly for internationals. Read more
Holidays in Israel are a beautiful thing, the whole country comes together to celebrate , and having the cultural richness that Israel has, traditions are very strong and unique. For internationals living or visiting Israel, it is quite common to be somehow lost on what the holiday commemorates, what to do or where to celebrate, we don’t want that to happen to you. Read more
Where to Donate Clothes in Tel Aviv is one of the most recurrent questions among the Secret Tel Aviv Community is where to donate clothes in Tel Aviv. There are different associations that take clothing donations, some give it to people in need and other sell it in second hand stores and donate the money to a certain cause. Read more
Dating in Tel Aviv is more complicated than a physics test, you hear all kinds of funny (and some not so funny) stories about dates gone wrong. Although dating is a very fun and entertaining process, some people prefer to take an easier exist and rely on dating services (or Tinder, there is always Tinder). We’ve partnered up with a dating service in case you want a little help. Read more
Soon after you move to Israel you will probably realize you need a plumber or trainer, or maybe an accountant; you can always rely on the Secret Tel Aviv community to give you advice, but if you are looking for a quicker solution, we’ve complied everyone’s recommendations into a Business Directory that has thousands of leads on literally anything you might ever need. Read more
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