Local Information

Getting from the Airport to Tel Aviv

From the Ben Gurion International Airport:

By taxi: takes about 20-40 minutes (depending on traffic) and costs about 160 NIS. During rush hours (Sunday to Thursday, 7:00-10:00) consider taking the train. 

By train (and taxi): The train takes about 15 minutes from station to station and costs 12 NIS. The University is a 5 minutes walk from the "University station". The hotel area and town center are a 10-15 minutes taxi drive from "Tel Aviv Center - Savidor" station which costs 20-30 NIS. Israel railway website is - 

Getting around Tel Aviv

Public transportation: You can check routes and timetables in the Dan (the local bus company) website (unfortunately, only some of it is in English):, and in the Egged (another bus company) website:  

Almost all relevant travel information can be found at -

or at:

The Conference 

The conference will be held at the Museum of the Jewish Diaspora, inside the University Campus, as seen in this map:

Reccomended Hotels in Tel Aviv

The hotels mentioned below have work relations with Tel Aviv University. If you choose to reserve a room in one of them, you will be able to enjoy a special university-guest price. In order to make the reservation, just send an email via the addresses we provide, with your details, and methods of payment. Please note that some hotels might ask for your credit card details, as a precautionary measure.

Maxim Hotel
380 NIS (about 98 US$) for one person per night
86 Hayarkon Street

Leonardo Basel
125 US$ for one person per night in a Comfort
156 Hayarkon Street

Grand Beach Hotel
490 NIS (about 126 US$) for one person per night
250 Hayarkon Street

Leonardo art
135 US$ for one person per night in a Superior
167 Hayarkon Street

Prima Hotel
530NIS (about 137 US$) for one person per night
105 Hayarkon Street

Leonardo city tower

140 US$ for one person per night in a Deluxe
Zisman Shalom St 14, Ramat Gan, Israel

Leonardo boutique Tel Aviv

170 US$ for one person per night in a Superior
HaBarzel Street 17

Tel Aviv
180 US$
for one person per night in a Deluxe room
155 Hayarkon Street

Hotel Rothschild 22

220 US$ for one person per night in a Deluxe room
22 Rothschild Boulevard

Leisure in Tel Aviv

During your stay in Tel Aviv, you might want to travel the city, or have a nice meal. We have a selection of suggestions as to how to spend your free time plasantly:

The old cities of Jaffa and Neve Tzedek

The picturesque alleys of the old cities are enchantingly beautiful, whether you choose to tour them during the day, or at nightfall.

Museums in Tel Aviv
Modern art, contemporary Israeli art Tel Aviv Museum of Art
History of Israel (independence) Independence Hall
Israel Defense Forces Batei HaOsef
Irgun pre-state Jewish underground Etzel Museum
Irgun – Operation Hametz 5708 Etzel Museum – Beit Gidi
Banking and old Tel Aviv culture Herzlilienblum Museum of Banking and Tel Aviv Nostalgia
Lehi Lehi Museum – Beit Yair
Sports The Olympic Experience
Art by Nachum Gutman Nachum Gutman Museum
Posters Farkash Gallery collection
Israeli art and culture Ilana Goor Museum
Archaeology, history of Eretz Yisrael Eretz Israel Museum
Jewish communities in the Diaspora Beth Hatefutsoth
Jewish resistance during the British Mandate – Palmach Beit HaPalmach

Local foods

If you want to treat yourselves to a local, authentic plate of Hummus, in a decent price - try Abu Hassan (shivtei israel 14 Jaffa-Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel) or, if it is Falafel that you crave, we reccomend falafel "hakosem" (The wizard) (shlomo hamelech1, Tel Aviv, Israel) were you can enjoy Falafel, Shawarma and Hummus - all in one place!
You can also enjoy the local cuisine in the Carmel market (Ha'Carmel St. Tel Aviv, Israel) or for something more upscal, the Sarona market (3 Kalman magen Tel Aviv, Israel)

more about the markets of Tel Aviv:

For further information and reccomendations:

Conference supported by the European Research Council (ERC) and by the Israel Science Foundation (ISF) and by the I-CORE Program of the planning and budgeting committee and The Israel Science Foundation (grant number 4/11).and by MINT -

Mathematical Institute @ Tel Aviv and by Tel Aviv University