General Information

Venue

The Tel Aviv Cinematheque

2 Shprinzak Street, Tel Aviv

The Cinematheque is a cultural landmark in Tel Aviv and home to local and international festivals and films, featuring fresh releases alongside cult classics and documentaries. Sessions will take place within the cinema halls. The Cinemateque is situated in the heart of Tel Aviv and is within walking distance of many of the city's attractions, bars and restaurants.

Official Language

The Conference will be conducted in English.

Letter of Invitation

Upon request, the Secretariat will send a personal letter of invitation to participate in the Conference. It should be understood that such an invitation is only meant to assist participants raise travel funds or obtain a visa and does not represent a commitment on the part of the Organizing Committee.

Visas

Prior to booking your ticket, don't forget to ensure that your passport is valid until at least 6 months after entry into Israel.
Participants from most countries do not require a visa to enter Israel, but we suggest that you check this with your travel agent or on the website of the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Climate and Clothing

The winter in Tel Aviv is generally mild with highs of approx. 15°C and lows of 8°C and rain can be expected. Clothing is informal for all occasions.

Transpotration

 

Flights

Participants should book their flights to Ben Gurion International Airport (near Tel Aviv). The airport is located approximately 35 mins drive from the Conference venue.

Transportation from Ben-Gurion Airport to the Conference venue

By private taxi

Taxis are available outside of the Arrivals Hall (Level G) of Ben Gurion Airport at a cost of approximately 150-200 Shekels (Euro 35-47) plus a surcharge for nights or weekends (Friday/Saturday). The average trip is about 35 – 50 minutes (depending on traffic).

By public transportation

Trains are available outside of the Arrivals Hall (Level G) of Ben Gurion Airport at a cost of 13.5 Shekels (under 4 Euros) and the average trip is about 15 mins till the stop closest to the conference venue - Tel Aviv Hashalom. Click here to view the train schedule.

Please note that public transportation does not operate from Friday afternoon (approx. 15:00) through Saturday night (resumes at approx. 19:00) for the Sabbath. 

Purim National Holiday

Purim 2018 – starts the night of Wednesday 28th February and ends Thursday 1st of March.

The festival of Purim is celebrated annually on the 14th of the Hebrew month of Adar, following the story of the resilience of the Jewish people in ancient Persia. Purim is a festive, joyous and fun celebration and is truly an experience to be had in Israel. Israelis, young and old, dress up, masquerade and eat the traditional poppy seed filled sweet pastries, (known as Hamantaschen) while enjoying festive parties spread across the country. 

Important Notes

Personal travel, luggage and health insurance are recommended. Please purchase this from your local travel agent. Kindly note the organizers and other sponsors cannot be responsible for participants lacking appropriate insurance coverage in case of need. All tours are booked on the express condition that Target Conferences shall not be held responsible for and shall be exempt from all liability in respect of any loss, damage, injury or accident, to any person or his or her luggage or any other property, for any reason whatsoever.