Project Description

Citizen Talks are back! We’re gathering Tel-Aviv’s top internationals to share their stories, ideas and connect.

Citizen Talks is a series of inspiring talks led by students of Citizen Cafe OOlpan which offer the chance not only to to meet the bustling crowd of internationals living in Tel Aviv, but gain a new perspective.

This month’s talk will host three new and inspirational speakers who will each speak on what it means to be a global citizen living in Tel-Aviv.

When: Sunday, August 26th at 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Where: Polly פולי Sderot Rothschild 60, Tel Aviv, Israel


Come hang out, bring your friends, and grab a drink 🙂

In the meantime, meet our 3 guest speakers:

Bianca Zanini

Bianca Zanini is an award-winning journalist and documentary filmmaker. She works primarily as an independent video journalist, producing and hosting pieces for various international media. Bianca is Danish-Brazilian and has spent the last decade between Copenhagen, New York, and Rio de Janeiro. In a culmination of a series of personal and professional developments, she is looking forward to covering stories from Tel Aviv, Israel, as well.

Josh Hoffman

Josh Hoffman is a 29-year-old freelance digital marketing strategist and adviser from Los Angeles. He accidentally moved to Tel Aviv in 2013 after his mother basically forced him to go on Taglit-Birthright. During the 10-day trip, his first time in Israel, Josh fell in love with Tel Aviv and decided to not get on the plane back to LA (true story). He enjoys playing coaching basketball, watching Netflix, dating Israeli women, and free chasers of Arak.

Michael Lawton

Michael was born and raised in london, but moved to the US to study plant genetics and molecular biology. He’s worked in the UK, Germany, USA, Brazil, Switzerland and Israel. Michael believes you can learn a lot about a place by trying to open a bank account, using the bus system and watching the local (dubbed or subtitled) version of The Simpsons.