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OPEN HOUSE TEL AVIV 👀 

Starting Tonight: Explore some of Tel Aviv’s most beautiful buildings

Open House is the perfect opportunity to get a sneak peak into some of Tel Aviv’s most unique buildings. You can take a guided Bauhaus tour, discover historic landmarks scattered throughout the city, and tour the latest boutique hotels. The event runs from tonight through Saturday, May 25th, but popular tours are filling up quickly, so register asap. More details and more cultural events on the Secret Tel Aviv website.


DOCAVIV IS BACK! 🎞️ 

Starting Tonight: Israel’s premier documentary film festival returns 

All you film fanatics, this week is for you! The 26th Docaviv International Documentary Film Festival, Israel’s largest and one of the world’s leading documentary film festivals, kicks off tonight with over 200 screenings at various venues around Tel Aviv. Most of the films will be shown at the Cinematheque, with special events also taking place at the Tel Aviv City Hall, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, CCA, the Lighthouse, Beit Radical, Lev Cinema, Ennis Auditorium, and the Suzanne Dellal Centre. More details and more cool events on the Secret Tel Aviv website.


LAG B’OMER 🔥 

Saturday: Grab your friends for fun snacks, music and dancing

For the religious amongst us, this is a celebration of the end of the mourning period of Omer, and a commemoration of the founder of Kabbalah Rabbi Shimon Bar Yohai. For the heathens, it’s a great excuse to burn sh*t. Grab your marshmallows on Saturday for English-friendly events with YJP @ Khevron 16 and JTLV @ Allenby 22, or have some fun at the singles party with Tel Aviv Nightlife @ Dizzy Frishman. On Sunday, enjoy a glass of wine and sing around the bonfire @ The Tel Aviv International Synagogue or jam out at the Klezmer Jam Session @ Yung Yiddish! 


MEET HORMESIS 🧘‍♀️

Check out our newest member of the Secret Tel Aviv VIP Club

Have you been to Hormesis yet? Our new favourite wellness spot is located just next to Elifelet metro station in Park HaMesila! It’s the perfect place to chill out over the summer – meet friendly people and keep cool in their ice baths (check out our reel)! They also host amazing events – tonight explore the fascinating world of mushrooms with CosMyco, and tomorrow support local business from the Burn community at Business in Flames. Plus, score 10% off selected Hormesis events by joining our free VIP Club WhatsApp Group. Join the Group and discover all the latest deals! Read more about Hormesis here. 


CROSSFIT FOR A CAUSE 💪🏼

Tomorrrow: Sweat, challenge yourself, and support our brave soldiers

Tomorrow (Friday), Park Hatachana hosts a Crossfit event unlike any other! In support of our brave soldiers from the Crossfit Community, you can try yoga, parent-kid Crossfit sessions, ice baths, free physiotherapy, clothing and sports gear stands, fun challenges with prizes, drinks, and a DJ to keep the energy high! There’s also a heroes workout dedicated to our fallen soldiers – all proceeds will go to Natal, an organization supporting victims of terror and war. Follow their Instagram for more updates, and sign up to classes on their website.


RETAIL THERAPY 🛍️ 

Get your hands on new clothes, Midburn costumes, records and more!

This weekend, treat yourself to some retail therapy! Tomorrow (Friday), don’t miss thePop-Up Record Fair at Simtat Shlush 19, featuring art, design, fashion, drinks, and live music. Head over to Abraham Hostel for a T:Market Vintage Fair (Friday and Saturday) with clothing, accessories, and a lively atmosphere. For the football fans, Shefel Shop is hosting a two-day pop-up event at Teder this weekend, with hundreds of classic soccer shirts. Finally, on Saturday, head to Charles Clore Park for the Myco Picko free clothing exchange – swap the clothes you no longer wear for something new. Check out more shopping events on the Secret Tel Aviv website!


PARTY OF THE WEEK 🌅 

Saturday: Join Olim in TLV for their summer kick off party at HaBustan

Join Olim in TLV this Saturday for the hottest party of the year so far – celebrating the start of Summer and Big Schnitz’s Bday (Mike Zagdanski, the man behind the legendary schnitzel reviews). Entry is free, and limited schnitzel sponsored by “Chala” will be provided starting at 18:00, first come first serve! More details and more parties on the Secret Tel Aviv website. 


SHABBAT FIESTA 🇯🇲 

Saturday: Get into the Carribean vibes with a special lunch at Flatbush 

‍This Saturday, Chef Yagil of Flatbush teams up with French-trained Chef Raphaël for a sharing menu featuring French classics, Caribbean favorites, and a whole lot of deliciousness. Expect grilled meats, fish, vegetarian options, and good vibes. Find more info and more cool events on the Secret Tel Aviv website! And get a sneak peek of Flatbush with our Instagram Reel!


CONCERT OF THE WEEK 🎸

Sunday: Israeli rock icon Dudu Tassa joins Radiohead’s Jonny Greenwood

Don’t miss a one-off special rock colloboration featuring Dudu Tassa and Jonny Greenwood (Radiohead) this Sunday at the Barby! They’ll be performing new music from their album “Jarak Qaribak,” featuring vocalists and musicians from across the Middle East. Find more info and more cool concerts on the Secret Tel Aviv website!


GET CULTURED 🎭

Tuesday: Experience a powerful operatic show @ Israeli Opera

Starting Tuesday, maestro Asher Fisch debuts Francis Poulenc’s haunting masterpiece, Dialogues of the Carmelites at the Israeli Opera House. Experience a story of faith, sacrifice, and human love during the French Revolution.  The show runs until June 3rd. Check out more info and more interesting events on the Secret Tel Aviv website!


AVIV GEFFEN ❤️‍🔥

Wednesday: Israeli King of Rock in a huge show @ Park HaYarkon

Next Wednesday night, the legendary Israeli singer-songwriter Aviv Geffen will headline his famous annual “Rock Ball” concert at Park HaYarkon. Billed as the biggest show of the year so far, the event is expected to push the boundaries of music, production, and technology to new extremes. Check out more info and find more concerts on the Secret Tel Aviv website.


OUTDOOR CINEMA 🍿 

Wednesday: Catch free outdoor movies at Namal TLV or Old Jaffa

Grab a blanket and a bottle of wine because outdoor cinema season has returned to Tel Aviv! Every Wednesday enjoy classic films under the stars for the perfect summer night by the sea. Next week Gan HaPisga in Jaffa screens cult classic School of Rock; or head up the tayelet to the Tel Aviv Port for a showing of Back to the Future. For more cool events check out the Secret Tel Aviv website. 


IMPERIAL HOTEL WONDERLAND IS BACK  🎨

Save the date: The final pop-up exhibition returns on June 23rd

The most exciting exhibition of the year – the Imperial Hotel Wonderland – is back for the third (and final) round at the Imperial Hotel on Hayarkon 66 (get a taste with our reel from the first exhibition). Starting June 23rd, the hotel’s 37 rooms have been transformed into a magical immersive wonderland by 54 talented artists from various fields such as visual art, sound, graffiti and street art, video art, animation, scenery and installations – including a room by our very own Fe Melo and her partner Shlomit Joy Goren! Discounted pre-sale tickets are now available – more info on the Secret Tel Aviv website.


NEW RESTAURANTS ON 10BIS 🍔 

Get 30 NIS off your first THREE orders with our code SECRET30X3

Our partnership with 10bis just got even better! As you may have noticed, we’ve been promoting 10bis a lot recently. They’re working hard to build the best food delivery app in Israel, improving the app and customer service, getting more top restaurants on board, and getting loads of great deals! Over the last few weeks they’ve added more of our favourite restaurants, including Banh Mi Nong (pic above), Ola Ola, Yauza, and M32. More deets about the new restaurants hereand check out all our favourite restaurants on 10bis here. And don’t forget, first-time users get 30 shekels off their first three orders with our special coupon SECRET30X3download the app here. 


JOB OF THE WEEK 🙌

Amazing gan CityKids are loooking for Early Childhood Educators

One of our favourite nurseries CityKids are recruiting Early Childhood Educators to join their amazing team. They’re looking for fun, motivated, and capable educators who have an understanding of child development, are passionate about the world around us, and can create inquiry-driven adventures for curious children. Does that sound like you? Apply here! We’ve got almost 1,500 jobs on the Secret Tel Aviv Jobs Board so there’s bound to be something for you! Check out the Jobs Board for all the latest jobs, and sign up to our weekly Jobs Emails and Jobs WhatsApp Groups to get notified when a new job opens. 


PLACE OF THE WEEK 🍜

Check out our new reel for amazing Ramen Restaurant WABI

We have a new favourite Ramen restaurant in Tel Aviv! Israeli celebrity chef Dean Shoshani has recently opened WABI just near the intersection of Yehuda Halevi and Nahalat Binyamin. Famed for his delicious Japanese cooking workshops and home meals, Shoshani’s goal is to create an affordable Japanese ramen and street food restaurant that will conquer Israel – and we think he’s off to a great start! The ramen is available in three flavours – chicken, beef, and vegetarian – all oozing with umami!  There are also great street food options like gyoza, yakisoba, yakitori and more, and a fun collection of Japanese drinks – all served in an authentic Japanese ramen restaurant atmosphere. Check out our review on Instagram (in English and in Hebrew) and TikTok!


מה קורה? 💬

Our Hebrew Whatsapp Community has almost reached 1,000 members!

After the great success of our English-language Whatsapp Community, we recently launched a Hebrew Community and we’re already up to almost 1,000 members! We share all our Best Daily Eventsrecommendations, have a jobs group for part-time work around the city, a group to get all the latest restaurant news, and our Competition Group in Hebrew. For more info, and info about all our English-language Whatsapp groups, check out our Guide to Secret Tel Aviv Whatsapp Community. 


POST OF THE WEEK 🫂

The best posts from the best Community in Tel Aviv

It’s been a while since we did a post of the week, and it’s about time one of our favourite sections of the newsletter makes a return! This week’s top posts include Omer (pic above) joining ‘The Trend’ looking for rich parents, a beautiful post from Adina helping her super-talented friend and nova survivor Shye look for a new job, olah chadasha Anna looking for chess partners, cheer Miss Bikini Israel Winner 2024 on instagram, Roni is supporting a local business, Daria asked an intriguing question about an old 200 NIS note, and Ilanashared a beautiful picture of one of our hero soldiers. Thank you everyone for sharing and being such an amazing and supportive community ❤️! 


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