From top events during the next week to the best new bars and shops, celebrate everything amazing about our beautiful city. By Secret Tel Aviv.
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Highlights: Israeli rock legend Fortis is back @ The Barby, Huge Kolot Me Africa House Party @ Florentin House, and Space Meetup @ Google Campus (in Hebrew).
Parties: If your Sylvester hangover passed, get back in gear and party hard with the 12 Tribes of Dub @ HaEzor, Kolot Me Afica House Party @ Florentin House, New Years Ball 2020 @ Duplex, and Communa @ The Block. More Parties.
Party: Tel Aviv underground’s finest creative minds are joining forces for an afternoon full of Live Music, Dj Sets, Tattoos, Fashion, Video Art, and Exhibitions at Next Gen Takeover @ The Prince.
Around Town: The World Food Market crew are back with a special event Celebrating China @ T-House Saloon – Enjoy Authentic Chinese cuisine, performances, and special cocktails.
Concerts: Plenty of music to start the week off on a good beat. Up and coming musician Shy-lee Tal brings a winter performance to Ozen Bar, The Israel Philharmonic Orchestra returns to HaBima, I was a Bastard gets hot and heavy @ Herzl 16, and Shalosh presents Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde @ Kuli Alma. More Concerts.
Highlights: Free Hummus @ Hummus Shel Tehina on Ahad Haam!
Meetups: Celebrate Hummus Day @ Hummus Shel Tehina, Make your own Lip Balm @ DIYTLV, Discuss the Climate Crisis @ Mazeh 9 (Hebrew), Get some New Business Tips @ NBN, learn more about Iraqi Jewish Heritage Night @ Kerem House, and get on your dancing shoes at the Lindy Social Night @ Suramare. More Meetups.
TUESDAY – NEW YEAR’S EVE
Meetups: Top English-language community theater The Stage are auditioning for their latest play Miscast 3 @ Bet Yad L’Banim (also Weds), save your cushion at Community Meditation Night @ Shraddha Yoga (English), School of Shine’s Writers Circle @ ANU, and Hi-tech meetup Indie TLV Hack Night @ Google (Hebrew). More Meetups and Places to Meet People Guide.
WEDNESDAY – NEW YEAR’S DAY
Highlights: What a night for live shows! Check out Israeli band Antartica @ Barby, legends Yossi Babliki and Ehud Banai @ HaEzor, Halav Av @ TEDER, and Angelcy’s Rotem Bar Or! Plus The King returns to Mike’s Place!
Meetups: The Weekend is so close, you can smell it. In the mean time, keep busy with these awesome meetups! Get creative with Macrame Workshop @ GRDN (Hebrew), Make Homemade Remedies @ TLV Makers (Hebrew), Participate in a one of a kind performance workshop @ TINAU, and Speed Friending @ Kerem House. More Meetups.
Concerts: Pay tribute to the King of Rock n’ Roll @ Mike’s Place, Celebrate 30 years of Antartica @ Barby, Yossi Babliki brings Special Guests to HaEzor, Electro Arab Rock Night @ Levontin 7, Halav Av Album Launch @ TEDER, and Rotem Bar Or live @ The Prince.
NEW YEAR, NEW JOB!
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 2,000 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.
POSTS OF THE WEEK!
Secret Tel Aviv finished the year in style… Here are some of our favorite posts from the last two weeks! Christmas and Hanukkah featured heavily, we loved Ilana’s photo of vegan sufganiyot (pic above), Yosi’s amazing photos of the Christmas Tree in Jaffa, Eli’s new art masterpiece, Aldo’s Mexican hanukkiah, Sharon’s Tel Avivi hanukkiah, and all the regular Christmukkah joke pics by Kobi, Ronny, Matt, Dedi, and Kelly! We also had some beautiful photos: thanks Eran (pic above), Bat-El and Rotem, Larisa, and Alan; and some hilarious observations from around town including Zuma’s Israeli winter shoe collection (pic above), Raya’s I wish I was blue (pic above), Oxana spotted the cutest dog ever, and Anya found a strange murder scene. Last but not least, thanks Jacob for your amazing community initiative! Thanks everyone for sharing!
WIN CINEMA TICKETS!
That’s right, here’s your chance to win tickets to Like a Boss, starring Salma Hayek, Rose Byrne, and Tiffany Haddish. We’ve got 5 pairs (2) of tickets to give away to a special pre-screening next Wednesday (January 8th) at Yes Planet Ayalon at 9.30pm. 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!