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 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
Programs will return in October after the Chagim
Meetings:  Wednesdays 10.00am-12 Noon 
Torah commentary by Gail and Charles Ronkin
Donation: NIS 15, includeds light refreshments
AACI'S  OFFICE – 94 Allenby (entrance Aleph), (between Grusenberg and Montefiore), Entrance "Aleph", (Mezzanine floor), Tel Aviv
Take a break at the Coca Cola Center
Wednesday, 15th August 2018 at 12.20pm

Find out how they put the bubbles into the world's  favorite drink. 
**(Registration deadline: Tuesday, 7th August)**
 We have arranged an English-speaking guide and hope that there will be no last minute changes.
Movie is in English. 
**Please arrive 30 minutes before tour**
129, Cahanaman, Bnei Brak  (Givat Shmuel junction)
Tours last for one and a half hours.  Age: 7 – 120+ !!! 
Adults & Children (Members): NIS 25.  Non-members: NIS 35.
Registration & pre-payment essential:
AACI: 03-696 0389 or aacicentralregion@gmail.com
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
Weekly Hebrew Conversation Group
Ongoing Sundays from 10:00-11:00
  • Know some Hebrew…but not enough?
  • Need to improve your conversation without going through all the grammar?
  • Would you like to converse, but don’t have enough vocabulary?
Your answer is here, so.… join our teacher, MICHAL BEN REUVEN for our weekly Hebrew Conversation Group, (including tea/coffee and cookies).
Where: AACI, 94A Allenby, Tel Aviv.
You can join any time.and pay accordingly.
Cost/meeting: Members: NIS 45.  Non-members: NIS 55.
REGISTRATION ESSENTIAL:  AACI: 03 – 696 0389 or aacicentralregion@gmail.com
Poetry Meeting
Thursday, August 22 at 19:30
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
Discussion Book Club
Tuesday August 7, 11:00
Sunday, August 12, 10:45
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.
“Friends & Food”
Tuesday, July 24, 12.30
Come have lunch with AACI, meet new friends, or enjoy the company of some old friends!
**(PLEASE NOTE:  Confirmed seating only for those who register)**
(Registration Deadline: Sunday, 22 July)   
Hamitbach Hakaful, Nahalat Binyamin St 2, Tel Aviv-Yafo
Kosher (meat).
Looking forward to seeing you there!!
Social Media Workshop: How to Facebook
Due to popular demand! Part 2: Thursday July 19 at 10:30
Connect easier with friends and children! It is simple and smooth once you learn how to use it. We will go over all the basics of Facebook and some Facebook     etiquette. Led by our new American college intern, Micah!
Venue:  AACI, 94A Allenby, Tel Aviv
Cost:  Members NIS 10
           Non-members NIS 15
REGISTRATION ESSENTIAL: AACI: 03-696 0389 or aacicentralregion@gmail.com
The Central Region of the AACI and the Financial Resource Network's Seminar
Living Wills - A better way to protect your future
Tuesday, July 17, 19:00
  • A new Israeli law allows autonomy and reduces issues related to loss of capacity.
  • Plus: Healthcare Directives, Wills & Inheritance issues.
  • What you can do in order to protect yourself, friends and family.
  • Everyone deserves a good plan for what happens during incapacity.
  • How to deal with the Health and Legal systems when someone is no longer able to make independent decisions.
Featuring:  Mark van Gelderen, Manager, the Financial Resource Network, plus Rivka Ben Tzvi-Pizem and Anat Nissim Berdugo. Attorneys specializing in Elderlaw.
At the Tel Aviv AACI,
94-A Allenby, (between Grusenberg & Montefiore), Entrance "Aleph", (Mezzanine floor).
Preregistration mandatory & for more information 02 - 5807 013, info@isrenet.com or http://www.frnisrael.com/Contact_English.html.  Fee: 40 nis., AACI members 30nis.
Mark van Gelderen will be available before the class, by appointment only, for free, individual, no-obligation consultations on general money management issues.
The Financial Resource Network has been offering educational seminars and personal financial consulting at the AACI and similar organizations since 1992.
Feldenkrais Course
*Teacher: Danna Shibolet is an active dancer and researcher in movement studies. She graduated and taught at the Rubin Academy of Dance. She specializes in movement analysis, Chinese internal martial arts, history of science and Feldenkrais.*
Mondays starting from 2nd July and ongoing from 3.45pm - 4.45pm
AACI, 94A Allenby St., Tel Aviv
Members: NIS 200. Non-members: NIS 240 payable at the beginning of the month.
** Please bring a mat and comfortable clothes**
As we grow older it happens that we lose much of our natural mobility. A slow process of stiffness of the spine and joints, enters in.  Loss of strength, balance and speed, add up to a decreased mobility,
Is this an inevitable fact of life? If not, how can one reverse this process, and regain better control of the body?
How can we regain our agility and flexibility?
Using varied techniques of body-mind work, a person will inevitably improve his/her body state, and this is the aim of our course.
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
50CIETYplus: Opening Doors to Your Professional Direction
Our new employment programming!! It will be part of our new social group 50CIETYplus!
Thursday, July 19th
Preparing your Linkedin profile. Session leader Michal Merten, Career Coach and Employment Advisor
How your CV and your Linkedin profile differ?  What is the role of each?
How to use both your CV and Linkedin profile to help you in your job search
Thursday, July 26th
Using social media to find your role.  Session leader: Shirley Khamani Workshop Facilitation & Executive Coaching
On line search to find opportunities to grow your professional work prospects
Networking – how you can network to help you find your role.
Thursday, August 2nd
Learning about the different options. 
Freelance and project opportunities, Part time vs full time employment, working from home.   Financial benefits and obligations
Cost:  AACI members – NIS 40.  Non-members: NIS 50
For more information and/or to register, call:  03-696 0389 or
Happy Hour!!
Thursday,July 26, 19:30 
For all those who missed our last Happy Hour, why argue with success? We had such a good time that we decided to go back.
**(PLEASE NOTE:  Confirmed seating only for those who register)**
Registration deadline date: Wednesday, 25th July)
FRESH KITCHEN in Namal Tel Aviv, Aviv Port),
Hangar 12. (Near the Carousel).
Food is dairy, kosher mehadrin.  
**Seating will be outdoors**
Looking forward to seeing you there!!
(Confirmed seating only for those who register) 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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