AACI Central Programs & Activities 
MARCH 2014
AACI Career & Educational Guidance in Tel Aviv
Helen Har-Tal, the AACI Vocational Counselor has been assisting olim and AACI members for over 20 years in all aspects of employment and career needs. 
Employment services include personal counseling sessions tailored to the needs of each individual, employment workshops for both job seekers, 50+ and those re-entering the job market.
Helen Har-Tal with an M.A. in Vocational Counseling, provides career and educational guidance on Wednesdays (walk-ins between 10am and 1pm) and Thursdays (by appointment only).
AACI: 03 – 696 0389
AACI Klitah Counseling in Tel Aviv
AACI believes that excellent information counseling makes for successful "Klitah"  (absorption) in Israel. 
Our AACI Counselor, Yanina Musnikow, MSW, with over 20 years experience working with olim is up to date on the intricacies of the various rules and regulations and can provide information on a wide variety of topics related to all aspects of living in Israel. These include:
Army; Bituach Leumi; Business Loans and Self Employment; Customs and Shipping; Education / Higher Education; Employment and Job List; Housing; Legal Contacts; Medical; Oleh Rights; Senior Citizen Services, Social Security, Status in Israel; Taxes; Ulpanim; Volunteerism; Widowhood.
Counseling is available Mondays and Wednesdays by appointment only.
AACI: 03 – 696 0389
AACI Central Senior Programs
April 9 Movie: “Judgement at Nuremberg”
April 16 & 23 No Meetings
April 30 Holocaust Commemoration
10:00 til 12 noon Yehuda Solter, exercise.
AACI'S  OFFICE – 94 Allenby (entrance Aleph), (between Grusenberg and Montefiore), Entrance "Aleph", (Mezzanine floor), Tel Aviv
Donation: NIS 15, includeds light refreshments
For more information: AACI 03- 6960389
AACI & Orly Markovich Productions Presents:
New Program to be announced
Financial Resource Network
Individual FREE Counseling Appointments
Mark van Gelderen, Financial Adviser .. will be available by appointment only, for free, individual, no-obligation consultations on money management, investments, real estate, taxes, wills & trusts.
New date to be announced
AACI. 94 Allenby, Tel Aviv
For an appointment : Contact Shmuel : 02-580 7013, info@isrenet.com
AACI, 94 Allenby, Entrance “Aleph”, Tel Aviv.
For an appointment please call: 02 - 580 7013 or e-mail : info@isrenet.com

Producing Your Memoirs
Tuesday, May 13 - June 10, 10:30-12:30

Learn the basics of script writing, editing, narration, filming and production.

In this five week program, RON WISEMAN will teach you the basics of production and gain a better understanding of the production tools that are freely accessible to you online or on your computers.

The basics of story boarding, filming and editing will be learned through a hands on experience.

A perfect course for those interested in producing their memoirs or any other type of TV production.

**RonWiseman has produced television programs for over twenty years in Canada and USA**

(Week 1: Developing yoru story; 2. Production tools into. 3 & 4. Working on individual productions 5. Post production and family tree).

Memebers: 650 NIS   Non-members: 700 NIS
For further information: Ron 054-683-9937
Feldenkrais For All
Tuesdays,  15:00-16:00
Michal Ben-Reuven, (054 – 592 4714)certified Feldenkrais teacher with 25 years experience offers a Feldenkrais class of 6 weeks.
"Moving mindfully reduces pain and stiffness, improves flexibility without painful stretches, and promotes relaxation and healing.
Suitable for all levels.
Please bring a blanket to lie on.
This will be a trial class (NIS 10) and will be followed by a course for 6 weeks from 21st January – 25th February.
Cost for the course: Members: NIS 180  Non-members: 200 
Please feel free to browse through Michal’s website: www.princetonrelaxercise.com
Israel Chamber Orchestra Concert -
 New program to be announced
Reservations & Pre-Payment Essential
AACI : 03-696 0389 or aacicentralregion@gmail.com
Happy Hour
**We would like to thank all of you who attend the Happy Hours and help make them a success. We look forward to welcoming new participants.**

 New program to be announced.

: AACI  03 696-0389 or aacicentralregion@gmail.com
It's Happy Hour!!!!  Hope to see you there.
Beginners /Improvers Photography Course
Starting Wednesday,  2.30pm - 5pm
**To be given by Tom Langford, a Commercial and Event photographer from London, now working in Israel.
He loves to teach and share his passion for photography in a very practical, pragmatic and hands-on style.**
Venue: : Home in Ra’anana
For beginners and experienced photographers who want to improve and take more creative pictures.
Courses consists of 5 weekly sessions of 2 1/2 hrs each. 
Cost:  Members : NIS 650.  Non-members: NIS 700.
Course Topics
A brief history of Photography & understanding your camera – settings and menus
The five B.A.S.I.C steps to taking better photographs
Tips on using the camera more effectively and creatively
Developing visual awareness and taking a portrait using available light or flash effectively
Using your imagination to improve a photograph & assessing the strengths and weaknesses of your photographs
Improving photographs in the computer, e-mailing & sharing your photographs on the web.
There will be practical exercises during the course, and fun assignments between sessions. 
Any digital camera can be used - compact or SLR. 
You will need access to a computer with a basic photo editing program such as Picasa (download free from Google).
For more information : Tom  - 052 – 801 2817
Registration essential : AACI : 03 – 696 0389 or aacicentralregion@gmail.com
The Body's Ability to Heal Itself
Sunday, 11 May, 11:00
You are invited to a talk by Devorah Kur that will explore the Body’s ability to heal itself.
Devorah Kur is a motivational speaker and practitioner in different areas of alternative health. She is passionate about the body’s innate ability to heal itself and expresses this through her work with Reflexology, Logotherapy, Reiki and Indian Head Massage.
Devorah is fascinated by the role that the thoughts we think and our attitudes in life, have on our lives and our bodies. Her main emphasis through her treatments is to promote healing within the patient, encouraging them to take responsiblity for their illnesses, symptoms or diseases and to understand deeper meaning behind them.
All this allows us to live more fulfilled and enriched lives.
For more information: www.dkwellness.co.il
Members: NIS 20  Non-members: NIS 30
AACI, 94 Allenby, (Entrance “aleph”) Tel Aviv
Registration Essential: AACI – 03 – 696 0389 or aacicentralregion@gmail.com
Matinee Movies and More
This is AACI’s new movie club. We will meet once a month for an early afternoon  movie and afterwards discuss it  over coffee/tea and nosh.
Please call the office for updates on upcoming movies.
Bridge Lessons In Ra’anana
Bridge lessons for those with basic knowledge of the game (Advanced Beginners)
Wednesday evenings 7-9pm in Ra’anana
Join ongoing group meeting in private home, at no charge for first lesson, to determine if class suitable for you.
Cost for course of 5 lessons: Members: NIS 200.  Non-members: NIS 300. Limited availability.
Registration and Further Information: AACI 03–696 0389
New at AACI !! **Gentle Yoga for all Bodies**
Nurturing Your Mind and Body at Any Age”  Please join us for our  Gentle Yoga for All Bodies class continuing Wednesdays from 6:45pm - 8:15pm.
Core strengthening, breathing exercises, easy stretching  for all  joints.  Work from a chair or on the floor as your body dictates.
Drop in rate  NIS 35 members and NIS 40 for non-members or pay for a series of 6 classes for NIS 180.
Please call AACI 03-696 0389 to let us know you’re coming….and please bring your mat.
Instructor: Jennifer Lang, www.yogaprose.comwww.opentoisrael.com
When: Thursdays from 11am-1pm starting 2nd January, 2014
Where: AACI office, 94, Allenby, Tel Aviv
Investment:  Members : NIS 750  Non-members : NIS 790
Call to register: 054-256 7157
For more information, please email jennifer@langonline.com
Instructor: Jennifer Lang, www.yogaprose.comwww.opentoisrael.com
Register at AACI : 03-696 0389 or  aacicentralregion@gmail.com
Hol Hamoed Walking Tour In Jerusalem
Thursday, 17th April, 2014 at 10am
Registration Essential: AACI 03–696 0389 or aacicentralregion@gmail.com
(PLEASE NOTE : Until 9th April.registration with AACI..after that, please call Sharon (054-231 7699)or e-mail: sharonvictor1@gmail.com)
**Guide Dany Barkai : (050-771 7635)will lead us on a walk through the Old City of Jerusalem, including places off the beaten track.**
Meeting place: Jaffa Gate
(take light rail from Jerusalem's Central Bus Station to City Hall "Ha-iriya" stop)
Anyone interested in taking the 480 bus from the Tel Aviv train station at Arlozorov to Jerusalem, please contact Sharon: 054-231 7699.
Duration of tour: 3-3.5 hours.
Cost: Members: NIS 40  Non-members: NIS 50 payable on the day.
(Participants pay entrance fees, if any.)
Family rate (4 or more): NIS 140 / NIS 180
Come prepared for all tours with hats, good walking shoes, water, and, most of all, good spirits! Tell your friends about the tour.
Hope you can join us!
Spanish Course at AACI
Advanced Class (Diverse levels)
Tuesdays from 11.00 am to 12.15 pm.
Anyone with knowledge of Spanish can join this class. It will take place at :
AACI, 94A Allenby, Tel Aviv.
You will be most welcome.
Please register at the AACI office: 03-696 0389 or aacicentralregion@gmail.com
Cost per 4 classes:
NIS 140 for members
NIS 160 for non-members
Please register at the AACI office:  03-696 0389 or aacicentralregion@gmail.com
All books remain at a reduced price of NIS 10 each, hardbacks: NIS  15 each
3 for NIS 25.
…..We're also accepting more books in good condition…...
Looking forward to seeing you !!
AACI, 94 Allenby, (Between Gruzenberg and Montefiore), Entrance "Aleph", Mezzanine floor,
Tel Aviv.  Bus nos: 14, 18, 24, 25, 61, 62 and 82.
AACI Tel Aviv Book Club
Both men and women are invited to join the AACI Tel Aviv Book Club.  Meets monthly at 11am.  Details, please call: AACI:  03 – 696 0389 or telaviv@aaci.org.il
AACI Tel Aviv Senior's Cookbook

Welcome to our AACI Tel Aviv Senior's Cookbook with delectable recipes including chicken/papaya soup, eggrolls, salmon/asparagus tart, buckwheat pancakes, Shanghai chicken, orange mousse, fudgy carob brownies, pumpkinchiffon pie and marin torte.

To order a copy, please call AACI: 03 - 696 0389 or
e-mail :

Pre-payment essential.

Cost : NIS 35 (to pay in cash in the office)
            NIS 45 (includes mailing)

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AACI 55+/ - Friendship Circle - Activities for Singles & Couples
AACI Yard Sale
May 9, 09:00-12:00
 AACI Travel Program 2014
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