Last updated August 5th 2014

Shalom Tel Aviv!

We are back with another HOT Events listing for the following seven days! If you enjoy this newsletter please forward to your friends and get them to sign up – IT’S FREE and they will love you for it! Highlights this week include art parties, cooking classes, art classes, Kabbalat Shabbats and lots more! Enjoy!

Tonight (Wednesday):

* Get your write on! Join the Tel Aviv Writer’s Salon at Cafe Idelson for ‘Writing a Fictional Obituary: Looking Back on a Life That Never Was’ –!salon/c1ao6

* The Glam Jam party is back with a special edition – a pre-party for the biggest Israeli Swing event of the year – the ‘Desert Stomp Festival’ at Mitzpe Ramon (brought to you by the Holy Lindy Land Swing Dancing) –

* ‘Women Who Code Israel’ is proud to host two of Israel’s leading women in technology: Ms. Heli Bennun is one of the first Israeli women to lead a tech company to an IPO in the NASDAQ; and Ms. Smadar Nehab, who has three exits under her belt –

* Françoise and her jazz band play in Old Jaffa at the Alley Theatre –

* Israeli cooking class in English – A cooking class that will teach you how the local food is made, what ingredients and techniques are used, and what makes the local Israeli cuisine so unique and delicious! –


* Great sounding event at Pasaz – Mi Casa Su Casa Art Party – Amazing Artists of all disciplines from Israel and Abroad gather in one space to expose and share their craft with you. Also includes live music, dance, installation, video, photography, painting, design, and more –

* Been staring at that drawing kit you don’t use anymore? Need to work on your portfolio? Don’t want to drink wine alone? Join us for Hastudia’s monthly live nude figure drawing –

Friday Day:

* Open air free day rave 15 minutes north of Tel Aviv –

Friday Night:

* The Knesset in the Beit Knesset returns to the TAIS Kabbalat Shabbat – this week with Prof. Avishay Braverman (Labor) –

* ShabbaTLV is hosting it’s monthly Modern, Musical take on Kabbalat Shabbat! There will be sweet challah, alcohol, music, singing and dancing. The event will be in Hebrew – but Music and soulfulness are global –


* The Stage presents Slam Night! Come grab some drinks and good food at The Dancing Camel next Saturday night and watch your friends slam on stage –

* IPCRI is organizing a tour of Ramallah for Israelis and Internationals – the aim of the tour is to show the Palestinian narrative and to see different aspects of life in the West Bank. The tour is guided by a Palestinian licensed tour guide and will be held in English –

* Come and enjoy Spanish Night at Salvador – Flamenco floor show, vegan tapas, sangria, and lots of good energy –

* The Israeli Opera House presents Yotam Cohen, accompanied by the Latino Americano Folk Ensemble, performing a program of indigenous South American music –

Rest of the Week:

* Sunday 27/4 – Adopt-A-Safta hosts its Yom HaShoah Ceremony and Film – will include testimony from survivors, readings from volunteers, and a short film –

* Monday 28/4 – ‘Young Professionals in Policy’ (YP2) invites you to a new interactive debate event for up-and-coming Israeli professionals in security, politics, foreign policy, and journalism (Hebrew) –

* Tuesday 29/4 – The Tel Aviv Arts Council presents the film ‘Givat Halfon Eina Ona, about a reserve unit on the Israel-Syria border, followed by a talk by the writer –

* Tuesday 29/4 – Organic Soap Making Workshop at HaStudia – the gist: learn the basics of soap making with essential oils just as they did it back in the day –

* Tuesday 29/4 – Art*Star Tuesdays returns with a solo show by Ophra Eyal –

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