2018 was an amazing year for Secret Tel Aviv; we had hundreds of thousands of posts in the group, thousands of new members, awesome new content on the website, two very successful Jobs Fairs and much much more; and all that thanks to each and every one of you. From all of us at Secret Tel Aviv, we wish you a very happy 2019! May all your resolutions come true!

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Check out the best ways to celebrate in the Holy Land!

Ho ho ho! Even if you’re far from home this Christmas, there’s still loads of ways to get into the Christmas spirit! Check out our Christmas Guide for parties, festivals, and of course turkey! Or check out our Best Christian Tours in Israel guide to plan the perfect holiday trip (use the code SECRETTLV for 5% discount).

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Welcome 2019 with style!

Get your year off to a great start with some amazing parties! There are loads of ways to welcome the coming year, some are chilled, some are crazy and some are just festive, click here for a list of the Best New Year Parties of 2018-2019 in Tel Aviv

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Some of this year’s Best of the Best!

2018 has been hilarious! We’ve had hundreds of thousands of posts in Secret Tel Aviv this year… Here are the Best of the Best! Thank you everyone for sharing!

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Check out this year’s winners

What a year for foodies! Throughout the year we asked you to vote for your favorite restaurants and bars in Tel Aviv, from burgers to cocktail bars and everything in between! Over 10,000 of you voted – Check out our Food and Drink Guides for all the winners!

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Awesome concerts to bring in the new year!

Rock out till 2019! Starting tomorrow with Malabi Tropical @ Mondo 2000. Saturday:TheAnglecy @ Hangar 11. Next Wednesday: Mashina @ Culture Palace; and awesome lineup atShuffle Festival @ Hangar 11. Next Thursday (Dec 27th): The king of musicals, Leonard Bernstein @ Culture Palace; and Brazilian electronic DJ Victor Ruiz @ The Block. Next Friday (Dec 28th): Gilberto Gil Tribute @ Haezor. Check out our Events Calendar for more concerts.

Don’t miss the last pop up markets of 2018!

Buy some holiday gifts and decorations and upgrade your wardrobe! Starting tonight with theWinter Designers Clothing Fair @ Tami’s (until Sat). Tomorrow: Huge Dress It Up Bazaar @ Gnei Hataarucha; and secondhand sales at Phi Garden and The Prince. Saturday: Elifelet Christmas Fair @ BasculaCrafts and Beer @ HoodnaChristmas Market @ TEDER(pictured above); and Mandala Market @ Pasaz. Check our website for more shopping events.

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Lectures, volunteering, and other cool meetups this week!

What a week for meetups! Starting tonight, listen to inspiring women @ Fearless ForceTomorrow: Midburn Artists Meetup @ Red House; and an environmental flash meetup on Gordon Beach. Next Wednesday: StartUp Grind’s End of Year Party @ Be All; and Cannabis Tech Meetup @ Polly. Next Thursday (Dec 27th): Whiskey Trail @ Wine Road. Next Sunday (Dec 30th): ITV New Year’s Party @ Mendalimos. Check out more meetups on our website.

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More cool events including festivals, exhibitions & parties!

Check out these cool local events! Nightlight Festival @ Neve Sha’anan (tonight). World Press Photo Exhibition @ Eretz Israel Museum (starts tomorrow). Sunrise Kingdom Party (Sat).Bollywood and Bowls @ ZOA and Cinema @ The Prince (both Mon). 4 floors of Art and Intellect @ Maze 9 (next Thurs). The Heritage of the Jews of Yemen @ Einav Cultural Center (Tue January 1st). And One Moment – The Written Word @ City Hall (Wed Jan 2nd).

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Register now for our Jobs + Education Fair January 2019

Save the Date! Friday January 18th is the next TLV Opportunities: Jobs + Education Fair @ Abraham Hostel. There will be top companies looking for people to join their team, plus some of Israel’s best universities talking about their programs in english. Click here to register, and hit attending for updatesCan’t wait till January? Check our Jobs Board for over 1,500 top jobs!


Win a pair of tickets for 
Holmes & Watson

Win a pair (2) of free cinema tickets to see new movie Holmes & Watson any time you want! Starring Will Ferrell and John C Riley, together again 10 years after their hit comedy ‘Step Brothers’!. The tickets are valid at any Yes Planet or Rav Hen movie theater from Dec 27th to Jan 24th excluding weekends. All you have to do to win is post in the group “This week’s Secret Tel Aviv newsletter is awesome”, the first 5 people to post will win 2 tickets! Good luck!

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