Shalom Tel Aviv! What a week! The Piano Festival, The International Shakespeare Festival, Cats the Musical, Fresh Paint, cool live music throughout the week, Teder’s closing weekend, Social Volunteering, and lots lots more.

Plus – we are really excited to announce the launch of this year’s Secret Tel Aviv Olim Expo 2014 @ the Dizengoff Centre on 27-28th of November. We still have a few spots left for exhibitors!

Olim Expo    Rock in Afternoon

Fresh paint    Cats2


* The Piano Festival runs until Saturday, with over 180 musicians and 40 shows @ The Tel Aviv Museum – still a few tickets left
* The International Shakespeare Festival continues at the Cameri Theatre until November 15th – nine companies performing 12 plays
* One of Israel’s premier Art Shows Fresh Paint runs until Saturday– exhibitions from some of Israel’s top artists and galleries
* Meeeooowwww! It’s finally here – Cats the Musical at the Mann Auditorium – running until Monday 10/11, still a few tickets left
* ConnecTLV screen one of the most successful Israeli movies of all time ‘Walk on Water’ – followed by a short discussion
* Israeli rock band Ramle performing at Levontin 7
* The Beer Garden hosts a discussion about Time Travel (in Hebrew)
* Remember the Israel Loves Iran Facebook campaign? Hear a talk by the creator titled ‘Is Peace Viral’ (in Hebrew)
* Tel Aviv Language Exchange has a new home @ Dizzy Frishdon – practice your hebrew with new friends


* Teder is celebrating the close of Season 5 – and what a season! – with parties all weekend
* The awesome Avihu Pinhasov Club perform at Rothschild 12
* Looking for some jazz? Shablul host a tribute to the Buena Vista Social Club by Latin Power
* The Urban Diversity Photo Exhibition opens at Maze 9 – a seven-month project to map Tel Aviv with photos
* Top Israeli band The Angelcy perform at the Barby

* Canadian folk-star Martha Wainwright will be performing at Zappa

friday day (1)

* Check out some top up-and-coming Israeli bands on Fridayafternoon at the Barby – including the amazing Electric Zoo!
* Join the Social Volunteering Team to build communal gardens
* Join the Stage TLV for a Disney and Broadway themed sing-along at the Dancing Camel
* Check out the self-proclaimed best burger ever – open six hours only – The Moncburger Festival (postponed from last week)

friday night

* Join hundreds of Olim and Israelis at the Tel Aviv International Synagogue for their acclaimed Carlebach Kabbalat Shabbat
* Bring in Shabbat on the shores of the sea with Unity Kabbalat Shabbat on the Beach
* White City Shabbat host a Kabbalat Shabbat and communalFriday night dinner


* Not in Tel Aviv – The Israel Burning Man team have organised abig beach clean up on Habonim Beach near Zichron Yaakov
* Huge commemoration service for Yitzak Rabin at Rabin Square – starts at 8pm
Wild Oscar perform live at Rothschild 12
* Pasaz hosts a One Man Band Festival with lots of cool performances
* Think and Drink different host a discussion on ‘How the state can intervene in our lives’ (in Hebrew) at Mash

rest of the week

* Tuesday 11/11Tatran Album release at Barby
* Tuesday 11/11Part Time Penguins debut show at Levontin 7 – Indie Rock in English
* Tuesday 11/11 – Nefesh BNefesh have organised a Zionist Night Out in Ramat Gan – museums and Druze Pitas
Wednesday 12/11Wine Wednesday meets Hi-Tech for a fun networking evening