AACI Central Programs & Activities 

AACI Central Senior Programs

AACI Klitah Counseling in Tel Aviv

Have a question about your rights?

Have a problem dealing with Bituach Leumi?

Want to apply for or change your US Social Security?

Whether new, just visiting, returning home or been here for a while and could use some guidance/advice.

Come in, call or email our counselor. Yanina has over 20 years of experience taking care of olim, having made aliyah herself, from the States.

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.
Counseling is available by appointment only.
AACI: 03 – 696 0389 or email: aacicentralregion@gmail.com
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 & The Times of Israel present: Election Debate 2019
Thursday, April 4th, 19:00
Beit Daniel- 62 Bnei Dan, Tel Aviv
Cost: NIS 10 at the door
In preparation for April 9th's elections, The Times of Israel & AACI present an election debate where English speakers can hear firsthand from the candidates, learn about their parties, and delve into their policies.
We’ll host MKs and would-be MKs from across the spectrum as they tell you, the voters, why you should vote for their parties.
The event will be moderated  by Times of Israel editor David Horovitz.
AACI Central Senior Programs
Wednesdays, 10:15 - 12:30
March 20, 10:15 - 12:30 Purim Party!
Musical accompaniment by Charles Ronkin
Torah commentary by Gail and Charles Ronkin

Venue :  9 Marmorek / corner 39 Bilu, Tel Aviv (Please press buzzer “ Biblioteca” at entrance & then press “0” in elevator.


 Refreshments.   Entrance: NIS15.     Looking forward to seeing you!

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Wednesday, April 3, 20:00
With Gil Shohat and Natan Datner
Orly Markovich productions presents:  
A rich and rhythmic show with songs and monologues from well-
known musicals from “Fiddler on the Roof” and  “My Fair Lady”
Nostalgia songs from Jack Berle to Leonard Cohen, Israeli songs
from Sasha Argov to Dubi Zeltzer and popular works by Grieg,
Rachmaninoff, Schubert and Brahms.
Gil Shohat - Piano and Conducting, Simcha Heled – Cello.
 Polyphonic Ensemble     
Heichal Hatarbut, 1 Huberman St., Tzuker
Hall, Tel Aviv.
Cost:  Members: NIS 90.   Non-members NIS 110
Early registration recommended:  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 on Sundays, from 11am – 12pm

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 ongoing Hebrew Conversation Group,
Locations: At the instructor’s home in central Tel Aviv. (Details to be given on registration)
Members: Cost for 4 weeks, payable at the beginning of the month – NIS 160. Non-members: NIS 200.
REGISTRATION ESSENTIAL:  Michal: 054-592 4714 or
Poetry Meeting

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
Sundays, March 10 & April 14 10:45- 12:45

Venue: AACI, 9 Marmorek, TA.
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.
AACI: 03 – 696 0389 / aacicentralregion@gmail.com
Tel Aviv Storytellers Group
First Friday in the month, 09:30
Call for new address
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.
Visit to The Steinhardt Museum of Natural History
12 Klausner St, Tel Aviv
Monday, 1 April   at 12.30 – 2pm
There will be a guided tour in English.
The museum presents Israel’s national treasures of nature, selected from a scientific collection of five and a half million items. In its exhibitions you will see thousands of items gathered through the years, in rare exhibits and displays that tell the story of the natural world around us.
The museum reveals scientific knowledge from research taking place within the museum itself and unique perspectives in an experiential, multi-sensory and enjoyable way, creating a special closeness and interaction with nature that cannot be experienced anywhere else.
How to get there: *By bus: Egged routes 271, 222, 274, 270, 572; Dan routes 7, 25, 45, 288; Kavim routes 94, 137;
*By train: disembark at Tel Aviv University station (and continue on Dan routes 7 and 45)
There is a restaurant nearby.
Deadline for registration: Monday 25th March
Registration: AACI: 03-696 0389 or aacicentralregion@gmail.com
Members: NIS 60.   Non-members NIS 70
Balanace and Posture, Mindful Excercise
Based on the Feldenkrais method of Awareness through Movement
With Michal Ben-Reuven, M.A., C.F.T.
Sundays, from 4 – 5pm
AACI, 94A Allenby, Tel Aviv
Cost for 4-week course - Members: NIS 200, Non-members: NIS 240
Posture, Balance and Bone Strength are the objectives of this unique
Short and fun exercises, and movement explorations that are specially designed to
help you
  • Improve your posture and Balance
  • Improve the function of your legs and hips
  • Stand, walk, jog with greater power and ease
  • Strengthen your bones
  • Release tension from body and mind 
  • Improve movement without soreness or fatigue
  • Increase joint mobility and flexibility 
  • Strengthen abdominal and back muscles 
  • Tap into your innate ability to create wellness for yourself 
  • Dance to music
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.
She has applied this expertise since 1989 to help people regain pain-free movement, calmer mind, positive outlook and
reach their full potential.

Class will be held at the instructor’s home in central Tel Aviv (Details to be given on registration).

Mats are provided. Please bring a towel or cloth to cover the mat. 


REGISTRATION ESSENTIAL - AACI - 03-696 0389 or aacicentralregion@gmail.com
Or Michal Ben-Reuven, empower.mi@hotmail.com054-592 4714. 
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.
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
Happy Hour!!
New date to be announced!
We are very pleased to invite you to indulge yourself in a very special meal at the one and only....
KAKAO (Kosher dairy)
37 Rothschild , Tel Aviv
(Confirmed seating only for those who register)
AACI – 03 – 696 0389
(Confirmed seating only for those who register) 
Register at aacicentralregion@gmail.com or 

Art Classes with Ruth Lenk

Ongoing weekly course (2 hours).

Cost/class: Members: NIS 60. Non-members: NIS 75.
Payable monthly.
Registration essential: AACI – 03-696 0389 oraacicentralregion@gmail.com 
Our art teacher, Ruth Lenk, has worked for over 30 years in the field of Art, creating in-house graphics for McDonnel Douglas Astronautics  Corporation, designing  publications for the Jerusalem Post , teaching elementary school Art in  Azerbaijan and Israel, or running workshops for the underprivileged in South Africa.
Creating Art has been more than her career, it has been her passion and she would now like to share that passion with AACI Central members.
Classes will be both for those without any artistic background, those who want to improve their skills and for experienced artists who just want to have fun.  The course will cover the basic elements of art, focusing on line, color and composition, using a variety of mediums and techniques.


Into the Woods

Monday, 11 March, 2019, 7.30pm 

Givatayim Theater, 40 David Remez St., Givatayim

Tickets :   NIS 85, NIS 100 and NIS 120

For tickets: AACI: 03-696 0389 or aacicentralregion@gmail.com

The Light Opera Group of the Negev (LOGON) is proud to present “Into the Woods”, the Tony Award winning musical by James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim takes familiar fairytale characters and examines what happens when we pursue our wishes and after they come true.  Is it what we expected?

Wonderful music, legendary costumes and scenery combine to promise a magical evening!

**In English, with Hebrew translation.**

**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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