A Guide To Tel Aviv Nightlife

Author: Ira Riklis  |  Category: Tel Aviv

If you’ve never been to Israel’s Tel Aviv, you might be taken aback by the city’s vibrancy and ultra-hip nightlife. Tel Aviv’s nightlife has been compared to that of New York; the city that never sleeps, with clubs catering to the sophisticated or to the young and hip – the city appeals to every demographic. There are a variety of clubs, pubs and lounges that will fit every style and need. If you’re visiting this cosmopolitan city soon, read on and obtain more information about the ins and outs of partying in Tel Aviv.

Fashionably Late

When you’re planning a night out, make sure to arrive past 11pm. The parties in Tel Aviv don’t usually warm up until midnight to 2am. Unless you want to hang out with the servers and bartenders, make sure to arrive fashionably late. Also, if you’re trying to cure jet lag, go out and have fun instead of trying desperately to sleep. Take advantage of the difference in timezone.

Outfit Fit For A Party

Tel Aviv is located right by the water, so if you’re wondering what to wear – less is more. But no need to worry, no one is going to be offended if you’re not wearing the trendiest pair of jeans or the most fashionable jewelry. If you’re worried about your outfit, scope out the places you’re going and check whether the crowd is more the fashionista types or the more laid-back, beach bum types.

Tip And Cash

Clubs in Tel Aviv, especially the more well-known ones, charge an entrance fee, so make sure to bring cash. Also, tipping at least 12% is a must in the city. Bartenders make minimum wage, so it is expected that you tip when ordering.

Dancing, eating and drinking – Tel Aviv has it all. Follow the above tips and take advantage of the city’s nightlife.

History of Tel Aviv University

Author: Ira Riklis  |  Category: Tel Aviv

The Origins

Tel Aviv’s history began in the early 1900’s. After decades of planning, and developmental changes, Tel Aviv would soon be on its way to becoming the largest economic center in the country. Today Tel Aviv University is one of the biggest achievements and successes in the educational realms in Tel Aviv. The university is a public learning institution, located in Ramat Aviv, and enlists more than 30,000 students, from across the globe.

The university was born in 1956, and comprises of a school of law and economics, an institute of natural sciences, an institute of Jewish studies and three research institutions. These schools combined forms the world-renowned Tel Aviv University. The university was originally in operation by the authority of the municipality of Tel Aviv, but in 1963, it the school would get its autonomy.

Claims To Fame

TAU is perhaps the largest teaching and research center in Israel. The university currently operates 27 schools, 9 facilities, nearly 100 departments and more than 130 research centers and institutions. The campus sits on 170 acres of land, and it maintains academic control over its technological department in Holon, as well as the college of Engineering (Afeka).This department is the newest Academic College of the prominent university.

In 2012, Tel Aviv University would rank 4th in Israel and 56th in the world. This ranking puts the university in competition with the world’s best 90 universities. In 2013 the university received a ranking 196, which makes Tel Aviv the second largest and highest ranking university in Israel.