AACI Central Programs & Activities 

AACI Central Senior Programs

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 on Tuesdays by appointment only.
AACI: 03 – 696 0389
The AACI and the Financial Resource Network
Individual Financial Meetings with Mark Van Gelderen.
Free, no-obligation consultations on money management, investments, real estate, taxes, wills & trusts.
Contact : (02) 580-7013 or info@isrenet.com
on money management, investments, real estate, taxes, wills and trusts.
AACI Central Senior Programs
December 13   Steve Ornstein presents Good News from Israel with Israel Seen.com
December 20   Chanukah Party
December 27   Marjorie Glick presents "The Last Time I saw Paris
Meetings:  Wednesdays 10.00am-12 Noon 
Yehuda Solter – brief Torah commentary
Donation: NIS 15, includeds light refreshments
AACI'S  OFFICE – 94 Allenby (entrance Aleph), (between Grusenberg and Montefiore), Entrance "Aleph", (Mezzanine floor), Tel Aviv
AACI & the Financial Resource Network
Dealing with the Financial Component of a Major Life Crisis.
Thursday, Dec 21, 19:00
A Jewish Narrative
Herzliya Thursday English Lecture Series.
In order to provide further seating accommodation for our Thursday Lectures we are starting at the earlier time of 10:30
Poetry Meeting
Tuesday, December 19, 19:30 - 21:30

Our monthly meetings take a roundtable format. Each participant who wishes to read, brings copies of one or two original English-language peoms for the group, reads them out, and receives constructive critisism from the others
It's also perfectly legitimate to show up and listen without offering poetry.
Cost NIS 25
For more details: Mark : 054 - 444 8438 /  www.voicesisrael.com
Play Writing Workshop with Jerry Hyman
     Sunday, December 17, 10:30-12:30
Bring your original short (10 minute) plays. We will read the plays and there will be feedback from the group and from me as the workshop leader.
NIS 20/session – Members,  NIS 30/session – Non-members
AACI Central, 94A Allenby Street, Tel Aviv
Discussion Book Club
Sundays, December 10 & January 14, 10:45-13:00
AACI: 03 – 696 0389 / aacicentralregion@gmail.com
Venue: AACI, 94A Allenby, Tel Aviv.
Refreshments are always nice, so we’d like to suggest you bring something you like and we'll all share. 
A fee of NIS 10 is asked from each member for use of the room.
Looking forward to our meeting.
For details of the book to be discussed - please email Phyllis: pjajap@gmail.com
AACI: 03 – 696 0389 / aacicentralregion@gmail.com
Tel Aviv Storytellers Group
First Friday in the month, 09:30
Meet at  AACI, 94 Allenby Street, Tel Aviv (Entrance Aleph). 
First floor up the stairs, or “O” if you go up by elevator.
You are welcome to come and tell stories, come and listen, and come and enjoy a couple of hours in good company.  No cover charge but we share the cost of the refreshments.
For additional information, please call Phella on 03-629-4117.
Gentle Yoga for 50 plus
Wednesdays, 16:00-17:00
 Ongoing course
Cost for the weekly course: To be paid in advance every 4 weeks - Members: NIS 200. Non-members: NIS 240
AACI, 94A Allenby Street, Tel Aviv.
REGISTRATION ESSENTIAL: AACI – 03-696 0389 or aacicentralregion@gmail.com
Lessons Include breathing exercises to increase energy and poses, which will help to improve strength, balance and flexibility, mobility and well-being
**Please bring a mat.**  A chair yoga group can be arranged if there is sufficient demand
*Linn took an interest in yoga 8 years ago and has been practising since then, realizing how the practice has improved her health and well-being over the years. She completed a 3-year Teacher Training Course at Wingate Institute and feels confident that each and everyone at every phrase of life, age and ability can practice yoga.*
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Tai Chi
The tradition of body mind work has crystallized in China for centuries. It is described and revered as ‘internal martial art’.
Recognized as a no. 1 ‘stress killer’
Improves posture  
Improves balance   
Enhances breathing   
Tones muscles
It is not hard to do. No previous experience is needed. Everybody is invited.
On going course will be held on Mondays from 17:00-18:00.  You can join at any time and pay accordingly.
Cost for 4 weeks payable at the beginning of the month. Members: NIS 200. 
Non-members: NIS 240.
AACI, 94A Allenby, Tel Aviv.
Danna Shibolet is an active dancer and researcher in movement studies. She graduated and taught at the Rubin Academy of Dance and specializes in movement analysis, Chinese internal martial arts and Feldenkrais..
REGISTRATION ESSENTIAL:  AACI – 03-696 0389 or aacicentralregion@gmail.com
Improving Balance
Based on the Feldenkrais method of awareness through movement
with Michal Ben-Reuven, M.A., C.F.T.
8-week course started Tuesday 7th November, 3 – 4pm.
You can join at any time
Cost for the course: Members: NIS 400. Non-members: NIS 480.
AACI, 94A Allenby, Tel Aviv.
Posture, Balance and Bone Strength are the objectives of this unique series.
  • Short and fun exercises, and movement explorations that are specially designed to help you to:
  • Improve the function of your legs and hips
  • Stand, walk and jog with greater power and ease
  • Strengthen your bones
Michal Ben-Reuven, M.A., CFT. Certified Feldenkrais® practitioner, certified ABM for children with special needs. Michal has academic degrees in psychology and counseling, and 15 years of dance training. Michal has applied this expertise since 1989 to help people regain pain-free movement, calmer mind, and positive outlook and reach their full potential.
Happy Hour!!
Thursday, December 14, 19:30
Join us in celebrating the 3rd night of Chanukah at: Kakao, (kosher dairy),
37 Rothschild,
Tel Aviv.
Meet old and new friends in different cool venues!! New participants are always welcome.
PLEASE NOTE: Confirmed seating only for those who register.
**Deadline registration date: Wednesday, 13th December**
Looking forward to seeing you there!!
Meet old and new friends in different cool venues!! New participants are always welcome.
REGISTRATION ESSENTIAL:  AACI – 03-696 0389 or aacicentralregion@ gmail.com
"Chubble" (Chat and Lunch Club)
Come break the bubble & join in at “Chubble”.
Registration essential : AACI : 03 – 696 0389 or aacicentralregion@gmail.com or Barry: barry.kalish@gmail.com
Israel Chamber Orchestra Concert
Join us for an unforgettable evening with:
DAVID D’OR (Countertenor) and DIMITRY YABLONSKY (Conductor and Cellist)
Wednesday, 13th December at 7pm
Thursday, 14th December at 8pm
(At 6.30pm on Thursday, there will be a lecture (Hebrew) by Irena Friedland
“Listen to the Ancient Picture”).
Recanati Auditorium, Tel Aviv Museum of Art,  27, Sd. Shaul Hamelech.
The Best of David D’or
Ravel: Kaddish for cello and orchestra
Boccherini: Sonata in A Major
Baroque Songs and Arias
S. Natra: Divertimento in Ancient Style for Strings and Piano
Tickets: Members: NIS 100.  Non-members: NIS 120.
AACI: 03 – 696 0389 or aacicentralregion@gmail.com
CPR and First Aid Course 
Mondays, December 25  and January 1st 2018, 17:00-21:00
**Please don't miss this vitally important & intensive course & learn how to save a life**
Length of course will be 8 hours divided into two 4-hour sessions.
(Deadline for registration:  Monday, 18th December 2017
* Cardiac arrest chain of survival
* Basic Life Support (BLS) - CPR in adults, children and infants
* Mecical emergencies: heart disease & blood vessels, fainting, seizures, stroke, 
  poisoning, diabetes.........

* "Hands on" training - practice on manikins
* Treating wounds, burns and franctures
Venue: AACI, 94A Allenby, Mezzanine Floor, Tel Aviv.
Members:  NIS 100.    Non-members: NIS 130
Registration & pre-payment essential.
AACI – 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.
**Join us in helping to arrange interesting, fun and varied programs for AACI.
We would welcome your input and ideas.
Please e-mail: aacicentralregion@gmail.com with “volunteers” in the subject line
and we can arrange a meeting**
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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