AACI Central Programs & Activities 
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
The AACI and the Financial Resource Network
Free Financial Consultations
Mark Van Gelderen, from the Financial Resource Network, will be available by appointment only, for FREE, individual, no-obligation consultations on money management, investments, real estate, taxes, wills and trusts.
Thursday, 18th February 2016 from 4–6pm
To register or for more information: 02 – 580 7013 or info@isrenet.com
AACI Central Senior Programs
January  27 Marjorie Glick: Sara Coppis Sullam, 1592-1641. The Flower of the Venetian Ghetto
February 3 Wild humor of Spike Milligan: Group reading
February 10  Mendele London-Zveig: Jewish Community of Finland: History and Present
February 17 Raise Our Voices In Song
February 24 Share your Talent
Entrance fee: NIS15
For information call 02-566-1181,  Ext. 301

Meetings:  Wednesdays 10.00am-12 Noon
Yehuda Solter – brief Torah commentary
Donation: NIS 15, includeds light refreshments
For more information: AACI 03- 6960389
AACI'S  OFFICE – 94 Allenby (entrance Aleph), (between Grusenberg and Montefiore), Entrance "Aleph", (Mezzanine floor), Tel Aviv
A Jewish Narrative
Herzliya Thursday English Lecture Series
Workshop in Creative Nonfiction
Starting Wednesdays,  17:00-18:30  
Are you writing a personal essay, a memoir or a piece of creative nonfiction and looking for feedback or guidance?
Luba Vikhanski is starting a nonfiction workshop suitable for writers of all levels.
We'll tackle the nitty-gritty of writing
  • What's a perfect opening sentence?
  • How does one structure a piece?
  • What makes a story compelling?  
We'll meet in a small group for 8 weekly sessions.
Cost: Members: NIS 850.   Non-members:  NIS 900 (pre-payment necessary on registration)
For details, call Luba at 054 485 5181, or luba.vikhanski@gmail.com
Registration essential: AACI : 03 – 696 0389 or aacicentralregion@gmail.com
About Luba:
An award-winning author with more than 25 years of experience as a professional writer, Luba Vikhanski is a graduate of New York University’s Science, Health and Environmental Reporting Program. She worked for five years as a medical journalist in Manhattan, mainly as a staff reporter at the Medical Tribune News Service, syndicated by The New York Times, and has since been a free-lance contributor to newspapers and magazines in Israel and the US. Her third book, Immunity: How Elie Metchnikoff Changed the Course of Modern Medicine, will be published in the US by the Chicago Review Press in April 2016. Luba works as a science writer at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Rehovot.
Visit Luba’s website: www.lubavikhanski.com
Creative Photography Course For Beginners and Enthusiasts
Sunday December 13, 09:00-11:30
5 weekly sessions
Have more fun and enjoyment using your camera more creatively. Each week we’ll practice simple exercises to help unlock your creativity and take more interesting pictures. For both beginners and experienced enthusiasts.
Tom Langford is a professional photographer who loves to share his knowledge and enjoyment of photography.
cost:    Members  NIS 650 , Non-Members NIS 700
venue:  AACI Central, 94A Allenby St., Tel Aviv
For further details: Tom: 052 8012 817
REGISTRATION  ESSENTIAL:  AACI – 03-696 0389 or aacicentralregion@gmail.com
Posture, Balance, Bone Strength
Based on the Feldenkrais Method
with Michal Ben-Reuven (054-592 4714) www.princetonrelaxercise.com
Short and fun exercises and movement explorations.
Done in sitting, standing and walking.
They will help you to: 
  • Improve your Posture & Balance
  • Improve the functioning of your legs and hips
  • Stand, walk, jog with greater Power and ease
  • Strengthen your bones
First class: Tuesday, January 12th from 3pm - 4pm
This will be a trial class (NIS 20) which will be followed by a
course for 9 weeks from
12th January  – 15th March 2016
Cost for the course: Members: NIS 360, Non-members: NIS 450
Cost per class: Members NIS 50, Non-members NIS 55
cid:8CABDC01-8270-4B8E-95D3-B05130D8ADD7@homeTaking the whole series is recommended. But you can drop in.
Michal Ben-Reuven, M.A., CFT.  Certified Feldenkrais® practitioner who trained with Feldenkrais’ first assistant. She has academic degrees in psychology and counseling, and 15 years of dance training. Michal has applied these experiences since 1989 to help people regain pain-free movement, calmer mind and positive outlook, and reach their potential.
Visiting from the USA.
 REGISTRATION ESSENTIAL - AACI - 03-696 0389 or aacicentralregion@gmail.com
AACI Together with “Voices Israel Group Of Poets In English”
Thursday,  February 21, 19:30- 21:30  
AACI Central, 94A Allenby, Tel Aviv
Cost: NIS 25
Our  monthly meetings take a roundtable format.  Each participant who wishes to read, brings copies of one or two original English-language poems for the group, reads them out, and receives constructive criticism from the others.  It's also perfectly legitimate to show up and listen without offering poetry. 
For more details: Mark 054 – 444 8438
Future meetings: 20th March; 17th April; 22nd May & 19th June.
Monthly Discussion Book Club
Good News!  Our Book Club has begun.
We chose 3 books from those our readers recommended and decided on our speaker/presenter for our third meeting on:
Sunday, 10th January from 11am - 1pm. 
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 more details: AACI : 03 – 696 0389 or aacicentralregion@gmail.com

“Happy Hour”

Meet old and new friends in different venues
Thursday, 4th February 2016 at 7.30pm
Cafe Greg, 2 Weizman, (corner Shaul Hamelech Blvd., near Tel Aviv Museum) Tel Aviv.
(Partial list of buses:  7, 18, 70, 82)
We take this opportunity to thank all our loyal and devoted friends, who participate in the happy hours again and again and help make them a success.
New participants are always welcome. Come and join us!
Looking forward to seeing you there & please remember to register.
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
"A Jewish Narrative"
Thursdays, 11:00 - 12:00
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 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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