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Rosh HaShanah kicks off High Holiday Season this Sunday Eve
The Holidays are upon us! Starting this Sunday evening with the Jewish New Year (Rosh Hashanah). To celebrate, there are loads of fun communal dinners, parties, and festivals – find them in our Parties Guide. Check out all the upcoming holidays in Secret Tel Aviv’s Holidays Guide. Find your favorite Olim friendly synagogue here. Graphic by Fe Melo Design – looking for New Year gifts, check out cool local designers.
START YOUR YEAR WITH TOP FESTIVALS
Get your tents ready!
Festivals in nature are an important part of Israeli culture – and the next couple of weeks are going to be amazing! The fun starts tonight with the Meteor Festival – a 3-day festival in the North with the craziest lineup of live music we’ve ever seen! There also loads of raves, hippy gatherings, and even a reggae beach party – check out our Rosh Hashanah Guide for the full lineup.
START YOUR YEAR WITH LIVE MUSIC
See your favorite artists on stage!
Open your year with amazing concerts! Check out top international stars like Martin Garrix (Mon) and Yngwie Malmsteen (Tue); or discover local talent like Fortis @ Barby; (tonight), Mashina @ Barby (tomorrow afternoon), and Malabi Tropical on the beach @ La Mer (Sat).
START YOUR YEAR WITH FRESH NEW CLOTHES
Renew your wardrobe!
New year is always a great time to renew your wardrobe! Tonight till Sat: Festive Sale @ ZOA. Tomorrow: Longboard Sale @ Da Silva; shop for a good cause at Kuchinate @ Simple Story; and Fall Market @ The Prince (until Sat). Saturday: Cacti Market @ Cuckoo’s Nest and Art & Design Fair @ Kuli Alma. Sunday: Artists’ Fair @ Dov Hoz Community Center.
START YOUR YEAR WITH GOOD DEEDS
Take action & make new friends
Lend a helping hand this New Year, and meet some new friends along the way. Tomorrow: volunteer at a Soup Kitchen; Pack Food Boxes for the Needy (in Netanya); donate your old clothes or just have fun at the Bubble Parade! Saturday: keep the beach cigarette-free at Clean the Butts. Check out our guides for Making New Friends and Volunteering in Israel.
START YOUR YEAR WITH CULTURE!
New year, new exhibitions!
Get inspired! For anyone into science and cool experiments – check out Scientists Night @ TAU tonight. And for anyone into art, exhibition openings tonight at House Gallery, Beit Biniamini, Hanina Gallery, Hezi Cohen Gallery, Braverman Gallery, Hamidrasha Gallery, and Neve Shechter. Check our website for more cultural events.
START YOUR NEW YEAR WITH A NEW JOB
Over 1,000 Opportunities now!
Are you looking for a new work challenge? Check out the Secret Tel Aviv Jobs Board – we’ve got over 1,000 opportunities, ranging from entry-level roles to COOs at cool Israeli startups, and everything in between! Get inspired with our Guide to Israel’s Best Companies Summer 2018.
START YOUR NEW YEAR OFF WITH A BIT OF LUCK
Win free cinema ticktes!
We’ve got 10 pairs (2) of cinema tickets to give away for TWO awesome new films next week! On Wednesday (12/9) be the first to watch Anna Kendrick’s new film ‘A Simple Favor’ at Rav Chen Dizengoff 9.30pm, and next Sunday (16/9) check out Sundance favourite ‘Searching’ at Rav Chen Dizengoff 9.30pm. The first 10 people (per movie) to post in the group “I can’t wait to see…” and the name of the film you want to see will win (you can only apply once). Good luck
POST OF THE WEEK
Some of our favorite posts from the Group over the last week
It was another great week in Secret Tel Aviv! There was all the usual dating posts – Rachel Lester caught the atmosphere perfectly in this meme (above). There was also some beautiful stories – thanks Sharon Kisluk for sharing Peter’s chess story amd Tatiana Loipot for sharing your pizza taxi story. And of course some great photos – thanks Leeann Ozer and Maor Granoti!
START YOUR YEAR WITH INSPIRATION
What are your new year resolutions?
New year, new goals to achieve! Take the opportunity to reflect on all the things you want to do this year. Need some inspiration? Read our post on 10 New Year’s Resolutions for Internationals in Tel Aviv. Are you looking to learn a new skill, get fit, get a better job, do some volunteer work, travel, or learn hebrew? Check out our website for some useful guides!