Chag Sameach Tel Aviv!

Another week, another Chag! This time the beautiful Sukkot, a seven-day festival of eating fruit, spending time with nature, and hanging out with friends and family!

There are loads of amazing highlights this week, including:

  • Eating dinners in Sukkas – tonight there are two communal dinners by TAIS and White City Shabbat (both sold out, check the Secret Tel Aviv wall for people selling tickets)
  • The T-Market t-shirt fair over the weekend – replenish your wardrobe for winter
  • E-Boded outdoor party on Saturday afternoon with revered New York deep house DJ Levon Vincent
  • If you have a car or a friend with a car, and a bit of spare cash, check out The Tamar Festival in Masada running Saturday to Thursday – lots of Israel’s top singers including Ehud Banai, Aviv Geffen, Moshe Ben Ari, and Shlomi Artzi!
  • Free entry to many of Tel Aviv’s museums next week
  • Pick up a bargain at the Yad2 Festival at Charles Clore Park on Monday and Tuesday next week
  • You will either love it or hate it – the Vegan Festival is in Ramat Gan Park on Monday

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Tonight (Wednesday)

* There are two large communal meals tonight by TAIS and White City Shabbat – both are unfortunately sold out, but check the Secret Tel Aviv Facebook wall for people selling tickets

* If you are looking for a synagogue check out the Secret Tel Aviv Guide to International-friendly synagogues in Tel Aviv



* The T-Market t-shirt fair is back with dozens of stores and special prices (open Thursday to Saturday) @ Dubnof 9 near Ibn Gvirol

* The Breakfast Club is hosting Kalamist K Boog’s newest album release party

* Top Israeli electro band Tiny Fingers are performing at Pasaz

* Teder are hosting a surf party and sale with RPS Surfers

* There are still a few tickets left for the amazing Shlomo Artzi’s concert in Raanana

* Are you a lover of Madame Butterfly? Check out the Israel Ballet’s adaptation at the Israeli Opera House from Thursday to Saturday – for a review check out Midnight East, you can see more Midnight East articles in the Secret Tel Aviv Magazine



* Vintage clothes sale at Adrian’s Yard – everything 50 shekels

* Join Sarah from the Art blog OhSoArty on her next Art Tour around Rothschild galleries

* Join hundreds of Olim and Israelis this Friday and every Friday night at the Tel Aviv International Synagogue for their acclaimed Carlebach Kabbalat Shabbat



* Looking for an awesome outdoor party? Tel Aviv’s premier party promoter E-Boded are hosting top New York DJ Levon Vincent

* Teder have organized a mega record fair on Saturday day, with top local DJs

* The English National Theatre of Israel presents ‘When the Sky Falls In’ at the Little Prince on Nachalat Benyamin on Saturday afternoon

* Looking to do something sporty and meet new people? The co-ed soccer and beer club have organized a mixed game at Charles Clore Park on Saturday afternoon

* Starting Saturday to Thursday next week is the Tamar Music Festival at Masada – many of Israel’s top singers are performing including Ehud Banai, Aviv Geffen, Moshe Ben Ari, and Shlomi Artzi!


Rest of the Week:

* Sunday – Do you want to help give all lone soldiers free Shabbat meals throughout the year? Tel Aviv Internationals are hosting a large fundraiser at the Brown Hotel TLV

* To celebrate Sukkot many of Tel Aviv’s top museums have free entry from Sunday through to next Saturday

* To celebrate Sukkot, Jaffa is hosting a three-day rock festival at Kikar Kedumim (Sunday to Tuesday)

* Sunday – The awesome Kutiman Orchestra are performing at the Barby

* Pick up a second-hand bargain at the annual huge Yad2 Second Hand market at Charles Clore Park (Monday to Tuesday)

* Check out some of Israel’s top wines a the Holiday Wine Festival at HaTachana (MondayTuesday)

* Monday – You are invited to the World’s Largest Vegan Event with the Vegan Festival at Ramat Gan Park – over 100 vegan restaurant stalls, live music, workshops, and lots more (see Israel21C’s article on the festival here) or in the Secret Tel Aviv Magazine


Next week:

* Wednesday – join 30k cyclists for the Tel Aviv Cycling Festival

* Wednesday – Get your tickets early for the First Annual Simchat Torah Barbecue at the Great Synagogue

* There are still a few tickets left for the Zorba Music Festival at Ashram Bamidbar Wednesday toSaturday next week

* The Israeli Opera House 30th anniversary celebration programme continues with the return of Marie Chouinard Company’s performance of ‘Rite of Spring’ – Wednesday to Saturday next weekfor a review check out the Midnight East Article – for more Midnight East articles check out the Secret Tel Aviv Magazine


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