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HighlightsTwo paint workshops, The Voice Star Yuval Dayan in concert, three tribute shows, dub party at TEDER, and if you’re in Haifa don’t miss the Port2Port Music Festival.

Meetups: Bring out your inner artist with two paint workshops: Paint like Picasso @ Tel Aviv Art Studio, and Nude Drawing @ The Refrigerator. Also today, Overcome cultural differences with Benji Lovitt @ The Kerem House, Spend a weekend with Todd Solondz @ Canada Cinema, and Celebrate a new space with local artists @ Braverman GalleryMore Meetups.

Concerts: The Buttering Trio bring a friend to HaEzor, Yuval Dayan hosts Shlomi Shabbat @ Hangar 11, Nadav Dagon 360 show @ Barby, and Three Tribute Shows – Arctic Monkeys @ Levontin 7, The Beatles @ Terminal 4, and Alice in Chains @ Bar Giora. More Concerts.

Parties: Shake your booty on the dance floor at the Disco Salon @ Cuckoo’s Nest, Jamaican me crazy TLV Dub Station party @ TEDER, Trip out at the Psycho Myco Rave @ Gargarin, and it’s another big Thursday @ The BlockMore Parties.

Tu B’Shvat: Refresh and return new again at the Tu B’Shvat Retreat @ City Tree.

Out of Town: Huge party tonight in Haifa! Party where the beats meet the port at Port2Port.


Highlights: A great day for chilling, with loads of winter salesafternoon concertswine tastings, and communal shabbat dinners.

Shopping: Don’t miss the low prices at the End of Winter Sale @ Dress Code, Get the best deals for your wedding at the My Day Fun Day Wedding Event @ Sheva, and Shop smarter at the Eco Second Hand Sale @ MishbetzetMore Shopping.

Concerts: Enjoy lunch and live music with Shir Gadasi @ Port Sa’idYakir Hillel afternoon show @ The Prince, and Gidi Gov performs all the classics @ Tzavta Theater. More Concerts.

Shabbat Dinners: Enjoy a Black and White Dinner Party with a twist @ TAIS, Experience a Middle Eastern Shabbat dinner @ The Kerem House, and Bring in Shabbat with a Vegan Communal Dinner @ ShevetMore Religious Events.

Tu B’Shvat: Get out of TLV with Wine on the Vine’s Tu B’Shvat Celebration @ the Domaine Herzberg Winery. Closer to home, get a taste of nature @ top vegan restaurant Meshek Barzilai.


HighlightsUtopia Sci-Fi Festival at TEDERRavid Plotnik and Berry Sakharof concert, and one of our favorite bars Drama celebrates its second birthday!

Meetups: If you’re into Science Fiction, Horror and Fantasy, then you’re in luck because Utopia Sci-Fi Festival Kicks off at TEDER with tons of screenings, lectures and live performances, and while you’re at catch a screening of everyone’s favorite stop-motion-animated-supernatural-horror kids movie Coraline @ Canada Cinema. More Events.

ConcertsAlon Eder and his band get ready for a new album @ Barby, Einav Jackson performs a 360 Piano Show @ HaTeiva Theater, Get intimate with Uzi Ramirez, and Ravid Plotnik hosts Berry Sakharof with special guests @ Hangar 11. More Concerts.

PartiesDrama celebrates 2 years (Happy Birthday!), Tubi-Shvat Party @ SUB TLV, and it’s Dancehall all night long @ BuXa. More Parties.

Out of Town: Take a break from the winter routine and Party in the Nature with Pashoota in the North of Israel. More Out of Town Events.


HighlightsCelebrate Tu B’shvat at sustainability events and communal dinners.

Tu B’Shvat: Celebrate the New Year of Trees with all the family at the My Surroundings Sustainability Event @ Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Join Kerem House for an Eco friendly Tu B’Shvat Seder, and Go on a mystical journey at the TAIS Tu B’Shvat Seder.

Meetups: Jump Start your career at the Graduate Degree Info Session @ IDCFinTech Annual Summit @ Rise TLVMeet the Women of The Agrifood Nation @ Peres Center, and Watch the Oscars with fellow movie snobs @ Kerem HouseMore Meetups.

ConcertsRenana Ne’eman has a free show @ Herzl 16, Jam out with Blues &Booz with special guest Lazer Lloyd @ Drama, Daniel Rubin’s first time @ Kuli Alma, and Bish Bash brings together three bands for a mysterious performance @ Levontin 7. More Concerts.


Highlights: Sarah Markowitz’s new comedy show Date NightTu B’Shvat events across the city, and a special poetry performance at Tel Aviv University.

Tu B’Shvat: Tu B’Shvat is here, and it’s that time of year to get in touch with Mother Nature. Key Highlights include: Sommelier Wine Exhibition @ Habima, Groot B’Shvat Marvel Party @ LVLUP, Eat Sweets and Party @ The Refrigerator, Taste Exotic Fruits with Chabad on the Coast, and Go offline with Tu B’Shvat Talks @ Yakar. More Meetups.

Meetups: Community favorite Sarah Markowitz (pictured above, check out her Facebook page) has a hilarious new dating show called Date Night live at Polly – “It’s like if ‘The Voice’ and ‘The Bachelorette’ had a baby… all in front of an audience”. Also Monday, Learn all about IPO @ Startup Nation Central, and Meet the CEOs of the Proptech scene @ Kanta Bar. More Meetups.

Concerts: Grab a pint and enjoy Acoustic Americana music with Jacquelyne Weiner @ Molly Blooms, and it’s Poetry Time with Berry Sakharof, Yoni Rechter, Esther Rada and more! @ Tel Aviv University. More Concerts.


Highlights: Get networking at loads of Hi-Tech meetupsModel UN at Kerem House, 5 Broken Cameras Screening and Q&A, and loads of live music.

Hi-Tech Meetups: Meet Top Israeli Startups at the Axis Tel Aviv Boutique Conference @ Peres Center, Learn about Ukrainian Startups @ Ukrainian Tech Days, Boost your Sales with tips from the B2B POC Playbook @ Pearl Cohen Offices, Meet the Ladies of FinTech @ Wix, Meet fellow Bootstrappers @ Google for Startups, and Dr. Elan Sassoon discusses AI and Morality @ Rozen Community Center. More Hi-Tech Meetups.

Meetups: Take part in the Model UN for Adults and make new friends (or enemies) @ Kerem House, Meet the Director of 5 Broken Cameras for a Screening and Q&A @ Magasin III, The largest annual professional tourism conference IMTM 2020 kicks off @ TLV Expo, and afterwards don’t miss the IMTM After Party @ Abraham Hostel. More Meetups.

Concerts: Join in on the Samba circle with Roda de Samba @ Shaffa Bar, The infamous Yuval Mendelson and The Trip to Poland rock out @ Kuli Alma, and 2 Single-Release Debut Shows with Bones Garage @ Abraxas, and Roni Bar Hadas @ Levontin 7. More Concerts.


Highlights: What a night for live music! Check out concerts from Eshet Trio with Shai Tsabari and Sefi ZislingKnesiyat Hasechel, and Girafot! Also, don’t miss the Fauda English World Premier at the Tel Aviv Museum of Art.

Meetups: Don’t miss the Fauda English World Premier with special Q&A from Series Co-Creator Avi Issacharoff @ Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Experience Japanese Culture @ Orshina, Tomorrow’s Gone movie screening and discussion @ Cafe Shapira, Get a taste of New Orleans with the Dancing Dixieland Show @ Bar Giora, and Meet the locals over an authentic Indian Dinner @ Kerem HouseMore Meetups.

ConcertsShaul Eshet Trio with Shai Tsabari and Sefi Zisling are bringing an epic show to HaTeiva Theater, Knesiyat Hasechel special performance @ Zappa TLV, It’s a particularity Turkish evening @ Cuckoo’s Nest, Girafot go full improv with a free show @ Kuli Alma, and Idan K and The Movement Of Rhythm shine brighter than ever @ HaEzor. More Concerts.


Re-united and it feels so good! The Red Hot Chili Peppers just announced they are returning to Israel as part of their upcoming world tour! Best part of it all? John Frusciante is back! The concert takes place at Ganei Yeoshua on June 10th, get your tickets fast before they sell out! In the meantime, check out our Best Concerts in Israel 2020 guide for all the best International Shows.


That’s right, here’s your chance to win tickets to Fantasy Island, starring Michael Peña, Lucy Hale and Maggie Q. 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!


There’s only two more weeks until the Secret Tel Aviv Jobs + Education Fair #9 at Abraham Hostel in Tel Aviv. We’ve got 18 top companies and schools and over 200 jobsregister now for more info. Can’t wait that long? Check out the Secret Tel Aviv Jobs Board for over 2,100 great opportunities!


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


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

Welcome back Naama! The group has paid homage to your return, with hilarious posts from Rotem, Luciano, Ameer, and Basil!

Coronavirus Update from Israel: Academic research gives hope to Tel Avivians, more from Anna and Stas. Plus new Tel Aviv fashion trend. And it’s all too much for this restaurant.

In the News: Facebook finally bringing out Rega emoji (check out our request from Nov 2018), Tel Aviv bicycles are mating, there’s a sale in town, the tourists love it, Tesla is here, and from the Economics desk analysis of Wind versus Lime.

Photos from around town: Peach Sunset by Yosi, Motzash by Natalia, TLV by Gilad, and A Different Angle by Dave.

Community Posts: Designer Jewellery by Kuki and Patricia, looking for musicians, Hip Hop Hasidism and Feminism smashup, and things learnt in Tel Aviv!

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