LATEST PRESS RELEASES FROM TEL AVIV-YAFO
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APRIL 13, 2022 - Tel Aviv-Yafo Municipality's project Women for Climate: an innovative pilot for shading in public spaces using solar energy
The Tel Aviv-Yafo Municipality and LumiWeave have installed an innovative, flexible and lightweight system in Atidim Park (Tel Aviv) that provides shade during the day and illuminates during the night, based on solar energy only. The system has been set up for a trial period, during which the company and the municipality will monitor its performance while passers-are able to enjoy shade during the day and lighting during the evening and nighttime.
APRIL 04, 2021 - Launch of Autobeged at Kornit Tel Aviv Fashion Week 2022
The Tel Aviv-Yafo Municipality is proud to launch Autobeged (which translates to Clothing-car), an urban-community-environmental project for the collection and sale of second-hand pre-worn clothing, where sales will benefit people with disabilities. The car will be stationed outside of Hangar 11 in the Tel Aviv port, where the Fashion Week shows are taking place.
MARCH 20, 2021 - Mayor's address in light of the live screening of President Zelensky's speech to Israel
During the Second World War, my parents were here in Israel, while their world, the world they left behind in Europe was being destroyed. In the absence of developed electronic communications, they did not see European cities being destroyed in real time. They did not see the convoys of refugees, and did not understand the extent of the massacre and cruelty that the Jewish people were experiencing. The monstrosities only became clear to them after the war through movies and diaries. Even then, it was hard for them to believe what they were witnessing.
FEBRUARY 25, 2022 - Marathon 2022 – The race back to the Nonstop City
The 2022 Samsung Tel Aviv Marathon is back. Last year the runners had to run solo but this year we all run together! The leading sports event of the Tel Aviv-Yafo Municipality returns and will be the first Israeli marathon to be held under the official mark of the World Athletics Association, earning its place among the leading marathons of the world.
Registration, to any of the six different tracks, is open until February 19th
MARATHON DATE – FRIDAY 25th FEBRUARY 2022
DECEMBER 23, 2021 - Tel Aviv-Yafo is vaccinating children aged 6 and up to continue fighting the spread of the corona pandemic
The kickoff of children vaccinations in primary schools in Tel Aviv-Yafo - so far about 150 pupils have been vaccinated.
SEPTEMBER 22, 2021 - Startup Genome and Tel Aviv Global Publish 2021 Global Startup Ecosystem Report
Tel Aviv-Yafo is featured in the world’s preeminent report on advancing startup ecosystems - maintaining its spot in the top 10. With its modest size, the city comes first after major global hubs in the USA, Beijing and London.
JUNE 15, 2021 - Tel Aviv-Yafo named as finalist in Bloomberg Philanthropies 2021 Global Mayors Challenge
Tel Aviv-Yafo among 50 champion cities selected to advance in global innovation competition uncovering most transformative urban solutions to emerge during the COVID-19 pandemic.
JUNE 1, 2021 - Unmarried couples now able to register as families in Tel Aviv-Yafo
The new registration process emphasizes the character of Tel Aviv-Yafo as a city that advocates for equality and human dignity for all residents.