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Chag Sameach, Tel Aviv! Are you ready for the craziest weekend of the year?! The sun will be shining, so get ready to fill the bars, clubs, streets, and beaches in your best costumes. We also have some solid volunteering and artsy events coming up.

*** We are super-excited to announce a special event next week – three days before the election we will be teaming up with Kol Oleh for a special Election Fair – ask grassroots members of all parties (people our age) all your important questions ***

monochrome   street party

zombie walk   election fair



* Get your costumes and your pre-game on… Purim is launching in 3-2-1… Go! Tonight there are some huge parties, some very cool smaller parties, and Megillah readings at the international synagogues – for more ideas check out our Purim Guide.
* Also today, check out the exhibition opening of Fertile – running till the end of March – Original works, prints, and accessories from a bunch of cool artists. The exhibition will be presented in collaboration with the renewal of a 1930’s Bauhaus building, transforming it into the first green building in Tel Aviv.


* The parties continue throughout Thursday. Check out Monochrome’s party in the Eretz Israel Museum during the day, and loads of parties at night – for more ideas check out the Purim Guide.
* Also during Thursday, Ichalov Hospital Purim Volunteering – join dozens of do-gooders at the Ichcilov hospital to make some noise, dance through the halls, read the megilah, and bring smiles to patients and their families.

friday day

* With weather forecasts predicting hot weather, today’s street parties should be huge – if you haven’t experienced these before, don your costumes and head over to Kikar HaMedina for a huge street party with DJ John Digweed – check out our Purim Guide.
* In you still have some energy in the evening, the Tel Aviv International Synagogue will be hosting their weekly champagne Kabbalat Shabbat.

rest of the week

* Saturday ZombieWalk TLV – Join thousands of zombies in a march down the city’s streets. There is also a surprise treat at the end of the walk!

* Saturday – Oh yeah, less than ten days to go until the election – with all the Purim parties, we had forgotten. Today there is a hugeprotest against Bibi at Kikar Rabin.
* Sunday – And tomorrow (Sunday) check out Tel Aviv Salon’selection debate – a panel of distinguished MK hopefuls will be discussing “Navigating the Economy & Civil Society”. Also, don’t forget on Friday (13th March) Secret Tel Aviv are teaming up with Kol Oleh for a grassroots Election Fair – your chance to speak with party activists our own age who are feeling our pains.
* Sunday and MondayPecha Kucha – a cool and creative event for young designers to meet, network, and show their work in public (in Hebrew).

* Monday Maniact: Improv Comedy Show – Short unscripted acts (in English) driven completely by the audience! Expect the unexpected and lots of laughs!
* TuesdayEntrepreneurship for Africa – Learn about business opportunities in the developing world that have a meaningful impact on people’s lives.
* Tuesday – The Israeli Cinema series shows: “The Policeman”, a cult comedy classic and often referred to as the “Israeli Monty Python”. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with Rafi Kishon, son of Ephiram Kishon, the movie’s writer and director.