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Highlights: Head to South Tel Aviv for the Nightlight Festivalmovie screenings are back, and there are loads of top concert and parties!

Around Town: The TLV Nighlight Festival kicks off and transforms Neve Sha’anan into a giant light art exhibition (til Saturday)! Also Thursday, top Israeli underground artist Know Hope opens a new exhibition @ Gordon Gallery, and exchange clothes at the 2B Clothing Swap @ 2B Hub.

Meetups: Grab some popcorn, the movie is about to start! Shrapnel Project presents The Picture of His Life @ ZOAAlmost Famous Screening @ Cinemateque, and Join the International film movement with Kino TLV Winter Screenings @ The RefrigeratorMore Meetups.

Concerts: What a night for concerts! Full Trunk return to the Barby, Get groovy with Funk’N’stein @ Abraham HostelMark Eliyahu and Special Guest @ Chrales BronfmanAssaf Amdursky and Friends @ Gesher TheaterMore Concerts.

Parties: Go Loco at the Nest’s Latin Fiesta @ Cuckoo’s Nest, Ukrainian DJ duo ARTBAT take over Tel Aviv @ TLV Expo, Get Psychedelic at the Migrena Festival @ Hangar 11Partyzan Bass Wars @ The New Art Club, and Goa Rave @ The BlockMore Parties


HighlightsBeach cleanupsBa Li Thali’s 3rd Bday PartyT:Market, and Shabbat Dinners.

Beach Cleanups:  Take action with The PFI @ Midron Park, and YJP @ TLV Beach. Also Friday, Learn more about the climate crisis with Solar Guerrilla Documentaries @ Tel Aviv Museum of ArtMore Environmental Meetups.

Around Town: Celebrate Ba Li Thali Urban Festival’s 3 year Anniversary @ Papaito, Give your wardrobe an upgrade at the T:Market Winter Fair @ Abraham Hostel, and 2nd Hand Winter Sale @ Anita Vintage TLVMore Shopping Events

Party: Party the afternoon away with SolarSoundSystem @ MoletBirthday Party @ Overstay JaffaAfternoon Delight @ Holit Records, and Beatlemania @ Ozen BarMore Parties.

Shabbat Dinners: There are two communal Shabbat dinners: Join the Italians for a Big Shabbat Dinner @ Ben Yehuda 86, and Meet new people @ Kerem HouseMore Religious Events.


Highlights: Even more shoppinglive music, and parties!

Shopping: Pick up some new clothes at T:Market @ Abraham HostelMore Shopping Events.

Concerts: The King of Casts are back for another round @ TEDERJimbo Jay and The Spa Band Live @ Barby, Israeli singer-songwriter Keren Peles @ Hangar 11The Chocolate Factory relive the 20s @ Hoodna, and Masok drops a new album @ HaEzorMore Concerts.

PartiesMini Brazilian Carnival @ Ala Rampa, Party with The Ninja Rabbits @ HaOman 17Terra Urban Rave @ Gargarin, and Latina Palestina @ The Nightlight FestivalMore Parties.


HighlightsElvisPhotography WorkshopHi-tech Meetups, and more. 

Hi-Tech Meetups: Get smart with EdTech Conference @ TLV University, and learn about analyzing big data with Ebay @ Dizzy Frishdon (in Hebrew). More Hi-Tech Meetups

Meetups: Learn about soft lighting at this week’s Photography meetup with Erlich (in Hebrew), check out the What’s Your Story Exhibit @ Cuckoo’s Nest, and Hear the stories behind the songs with Noam Horev @ ZOA (in Hebrew). More Meetups

Concerts: Blues and Booz returns with a special Elvis edition @ DramaNot on Tour Electric Show @ Kuli Alma (free), and get old school with Jonny Fox @ Herzl 16More Concerts.  


Highlights: Don’t miss Yoni Rechter’s concert in the dark and Women’s meetup at ITC.

Hi-Tech Meetups: Discuss Employee Retention Strategies @ Mindspace Ha’Bursa (Hebrew), and Top Women’s Meetup with Inbal Orpaz @ ITC (English).  More Hi-Tech Meetups.

Meetups: Take part in Climate Month and discuss the current crisis @ Maze 9 (Hebrew), Unusual Spoken Word @ Cuckoo’s Nest (Hebrew), Get spiritual with Eviatar Banai (Hebrew), and find your dance partner at the Lindy Social @ Saadia GaonMore Meetups

ConcertsYoni Rechter plays in the Dark @ Nalaga’at Center, Get funky with Swara @ Atlas Shapira, and trip out at the FuFu Banana release party @ Levontin 7.  More Concerts.


Highlights: Violin phenomenon Ara MalikianFriends Trivia Night, and Comedy Night.

Hi-Tech MeetupsIoT Sensors Founders Forum @ WeWork Ibn GvirolLead with Babies – High Tech Mom meetup @ Palo Alto Networks (in Hebrew), and Learn about the biggest mistakes startups make and how to avoid them @ Polly (in Hebrew). More Hi-Tech Meetups.

MeetupsFriends Trivia Night @ Kerem HouseOpen Mic Comedy Night @ Mike’s PlaceSwiss Talks hosts Thomas Meyer @ SommerThe Norman Series returns (Hebrew), and Discuss the Public Transportation Crisis @ Atlas Shapira (Hebrew). More Meetups.

Concerts: The greatest Violinist of our time Ara Malikian arrives to Israel for a one time epic performance @ HaBima (features in our Guide to the Best Concerts in 2020), Trace Kotik free show @ Kuli Alma, and Sefi Zisling is back @ Herzl 16More Concerts.


HighlightsWhat a night for live music! Plus the Stage are back with their Monthly Slam!

Meetups: The Stage are back with a 2020 Poetry and Story Slam @ Beer Bazaar, and Get CPR certified in English @ TLV Doctor. More Meetups.

Concerts: Winter time Bossa Nova @ Ala Rampaiogi Vinyl Release @ TEDER, Rock out with Shaygetz @ Hangar 11Yemen Blues’ first time @ Kuli Alma, and UK Afrobeats @ Radio EPGBMore Concerts.


Tel Aviv offers a great assortment of Southeast Asian and Thai cuisine. Last month we ran a poll to find the best South East Asian Restaurants in Tel Aviv… check out our Updated Best Thai Restaurants in Tel Aviv Guide for the Results! For more great restaurant tips check out all our Food and Drink Guides.


With loads of new jobs, now’s a great time to be looking for your next career move! Check out our Jobs Board for over 2,100 great opportunities! Need some motivation? Check out our guide for the Best Companies to Work For in Israel and find out why they are the best. Want to learn a new skill? Check out our Best Places to Study in Israel Guide. Also, Save the Date – the next Secret Tel Aviv Jobs + Education Fair is only 5 weeks away on February 21st at Abraham Hostel… Hit attending for regular updates!


Its been yet another crazy week in Secret Tel Aviv, thank you everyone for sharing!

Observations from around town: Check out this awesome parking (pic above), Urban Outfitters is finally opening in Israel… in 2019, Roy found a joint on the 240 bus, a blond girl is looking for a German guy she kissed in Kuli, tips on how to soften avocados, Mahmoud spotted a giant shawarma, and Ofir caught a ghost working out.

Photos: Beautiful morning rainbow (pic above), yellow and purple from Eran, Reflections by Yosi, Stormy Night by Matan, Winter in the City by Yoav, and skiing on Hermon (pic above)!

Funny Memes: Israel when it rains, and New Royals.

Inspiring Stories: We love this Giving Tree (pic above), and an important beach cleanup.

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