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On June 5th, 2020, we invite you to help Israel set the WORLD RECORD for the Largest Beach Clean-Up. From Rosh Hanikra, all the way down to Eilat, we have an incredible opportunity to clean the beaches of Israel, create lasting cultural change, and inspire other countries to follow suit. A beautiful example of good creating even more good 🙂 We are now in the final stages of getting schools, municipalities, tech companies, and youth programs to join us in co-creating this historic event – and we need your help too! Please hit attending on Facebook, and if you would like to volunteer and take a bigger role please complete this registration form


HighlightsChinese New Year Party @ Kerem HouseJudo World Grand PrixMasicka @ The BarbyViolet Chachki, and four huge raves!

Meetups: Get ready for the Chinese New Year with a special Chinese Feast @ Kerem House, catch all the action at The Judo World Grand Prix @ Shlomo Arena (until Sat), and Get cultured at the Bordel Shira Poetry Opening Night @ MoletMore Meetups.

International StarsF*ck BDS! Tonight jam out with Jamaica’s Finest Masicka “first time inna Israel” @ The Barby, Russian Rock sensation Unfortunate Accident @ Reading 3, Swedish Metal band Valkyrja @ Gargarin, and RuPaul’s Drag Race season 7 winner Violet Chachki has a special show at The Theater Club in JaffaMore top concerts in 2020.

Concerts: Check out some local talent! Amir Lev @ Levontin 7Omer Moskowitz @ Cuckoo’s Nest, For all the Metal Heads – Walkaways and Shredhead team up @ Barby, A festive show with Koevary @ Einav Center, and Eli Botner Album Launch @ Hangar 11More Concerts.

Parties: Four huge raves to kick off the weekend! Fusion Culture Concrete Jungle Party @ Duplex ClubParty in the Tower with Slippers @ Azrieli CenterTechno Rave in Heaven @ HaOman 17, and AJJA 3 hour set @ The BlockMore Parties


HighlightsArt Festival @ Hayarkon 48Asian Confectionary Pop up Market, loads of communal shabbat dinners.

Friday Afternoon: Pick up a tasty homemade treat at Fifi’s Asian Confectionary Pop up Market, give your wardrobe an upgrade at the vintage pop up @ Shpagat, rock out with local favorites Beatnik @ The Prince, and support local artists at the Variete Sacudete 2 Art Festival @ Hostel HaYarkon 48 (pictured above). More Events

Shabbat Dinners: A Dinner for everyone! Bring in Shabbat with fellow yogis @ Studio Sol, Meet young professionals at the ITV Shabbat Dinner, Join a Communal Vegan Dinner @ Shevet, Experience a Brazilian Shabbat Dinner @ Overstay Jaffa, and meet the locals @ Kerem HouseMore Religious Events


HighlightsInter Aliyah FC Mid Season PartyMarket.TLV pop up marketShazamat concert @ Barby, and Honky Tonk Angels Americana Party @ Gelada.

Around Town: Meet Inter Aliyah FC, Israel’s first football team of Olim Chadashim, for a mid season party @ Lima Lima. Also Saturday, Get a taste of  Indian Cuisine @ Satchmo Bar in Florentin, support local designers at Market.TLV @ T:House, and warm up every night this week after midnight at TEDER’s new Piano Pop UpMore Events.

Concerts: local favorite Idan Haviv returns the stage @ Hangar 11, stoner rock artist Meuban plays @ HaEzorShazamat pays homage to Hip-Hop @ Barby, and Shaman Shaman free concert @ TEDERMore Concerts.

PartiesSamba Da Massa Brazilian Party @ Atlas ShapiraHonkey Tonk Angels Americana Culture Party @ Gelada, take a magical journey with Seasons 12-Hour Party @ Kuli Alma, and late night Join the Rhinos in Space @ Duplex ClubMore Parties.


HighlightsCoffee Expo at Ethiopian EmbassyWomen in Bus Dev Meetup, and RPS Surfers concert at Herzl 16.

Meetups: The Ethiopian Embassy hosts an Ethiopian Coffee Expo, Meet the Women in Biz Dev @ TohaBake homemade Challah Bread @ Kerem House, and Robin Food Climate Crisis Meetup @ Maze 9 (in Hebrew). More Meetups.

ConcertsHaifa’s Ghostown Collective Label are in town for a party @ Kuli AlmaRadiohead Tribute Show @ Levontin 7RPS Surfers Live @ Herzl 16, and check out some raw talent at the Sunday Showcase @ Malan 18More Concerts.


HighlightsWhyWhyWhy PodcastFuckup Nights, and Karaoke Night at SevenEleven.

MeetupsWhyWhyWhy Podcast is back with true stories from Israel in English @ Mike’s PlaceFind out what CISOs want @ WeWork HaZoremLearn about Art and Code with Pandot @ Mindspace Bursa (Hebrew) , and Fuckup Nights are back @ TLV Stock Exchange (Hebrew). More Meetups.

ConcertsGreek out with Lycavettos and Ethnic Atlas @ Atlas ShapiraNO’OMI funky winter tour @ HoodnaLevontronix takes off @ Levontin 7, and Sing your heart out Pride Karaoke @ SevenElevenMore Concerts.


HighlightsAustralian Bush Fire FundraiserDogs Fundraiser, and Nasrin Qadri Concert.

Party: Havana Club celebrates 6 years with a Salsa and Bachata partyMore Parties.

Meetups: Take part and help out with the Trivia Fundraiser for Bush Fire Relief @ The Spot Hostel, Give a dog a second chance at the Dogs of Life Foundation Fundraising Event @ BasculaVolunteer at a Hospital with OneDayCyber Tech Global @ Expo TLV, and Discuss the Marvel Avengers @ Potion Bar (in Hebrew). More Meetups.

ConcertsGon Ben Ari and the Zulat Band return to The PrinceExtravagant Decadents performance @ Cuckoo’s NetsNasrin Qadri Live @ Menorah Arena, and Shen Free Show @ Herzl 16More Concerts.


HighlightsMeet a real life astronautAvihu Pinchasov concert, and underground performance by Miro at Radio EPGB.

Meetups: Real life Astronaut Garrett Reisman is doing a tour of the city. Meet him in the morning at Start-up Nation Central, and in the evening for beers at Patrick’s Pub. Also Wednesday, Learn more about your Pension @ Nefesh BNefesh TLVChange the Climate Meetup @ Maze 9 (Hebrew), and Talk about Consciousness @ Beit Alfa (Hebrew). More Meetups.

Concerts: Let’s Dance with Avihu Pinchasov @ Reading 3, funky Israeli music duo Leyli take the stage @ BarbyCatch the Wave with Water Knives @ Kuli Alma, and don’t miss local hip hop hero Miro take the Mic @ Radio EPGBMore Concerts.


That’s right, here’s your chance to win tickets to Gretel & Hansel, an American dark fantasy horror film based on the German folklore tale Hänsel and Gretel by the Brothers Grimm. We’ve got 5 pairs (2) of tickets to give away to select theaters. To win, simply post in the Group “This week’s Secret Tel Aviv Newsletter is Awesome”, the first five to post will win! Good luck!


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 4 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: The new Sderot Yehudit bridge is finally open! Check out photos by Asher (pic above) and Andrej. Also, Igor found an impatient Israeli fork (pic above), the cats are multiplying on the Ben Gurion Airport luggage belt, there’s a great Israeli discount at Superpharm, some dude is taking advantage the sporadic sunshine, another guy has lost his head.

Photos: We’ve been blessed with more photos from Yosi this week, highlights include some crazy clouds (pic above) and birds in the sea. We also had beautiful photos from Sarah, Betsalel, SergeyItamar, and Igor (pic above).

Inspiring Stories: We loved Sivan’s post about selling puppets made by safta, Nathalie’s Brazilian cheese bread balls, Kiril’s ongoing trash cleanup (you rock!), Alina’s beautiful handmade toys, and Bar’s video of the Northern Lights.

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