This is the latest addition to the Tel Aviv ulpan
scene, and a highly-rated one at that. Citizen Café
‘s self-proclaimed mission is to “help non-native speakers immerse themselves in the language, culture and lifestyle of modern-day Tel Aviv”, using a natural, non-textbook approach. Their classic 10-week course convenes twice weekly, with classes taking place early in the morning or in after-work hours to fit the schedule of its target audience (young professionals).
Classes are limited to eight people, making it an intimate environment where every student receives personal attention. You can forget about tedious grammar tables – here, you’ll only be learning useful and relevant Hebrew to help you adapt to daily life in Tel Aviv
. Courses cater to all levels and prices are in the upper bracket, costing 3,320 shekels (roughly $950). It is also located in a trendy shared workspace where numerous Israeli startups work, so you’re bound to meet some interesting people.