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Nalagaat Center

Retsif Haaliya Hashniya | Jaffa Port, Jaffa, Tel Aviv, Israel
+972 3-633-0808
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Pitch dark restaurant, lovely staff

My sister and I went to the restaurant together. You arrive and you order your food before you go... read more

Reviewed March 3, 2018
Revi P
Unique experience

It gives a unique opportunity to understand some of the difficulties that disable people need to... read more

Reviewed December 27, 2017
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The Nalaga'at ("please touch" in Hebrew) nonprofit center is a stage for arts and culture that promotes an equal dialogue and leads to social change, with the belief in the human spirit and its ability to touch and to make a difference. The center is home for: - Nalaga'at Theater - home to the only deaf-blind theater groups in the world. - Blackout Restaurant - where blind and visually impaired waiters accompany the guests to a meal in total darkness. - Kapish Event Center - where deaf and hearing impaired waiters invite the guests to communicate in sign language. - Workshop Center - glimpses to the world of deaf and blind people through once in a lifetime experiences.
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  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Retsif Haaliya Hashniya | Jaffa Port, Jaffa, Tel Aviv, Israel
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+972 3-633-0808
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Reviewed March 3, 2018

My sister and I went to the restaurant together. You arrive and you order your food before you go into the actual restaurant which is pitch dark. You are led into the restaurant by a blind waiter, some of the other people ended up sitting...More

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Reviewed December 27, 2017 via mobile

It gives a unique opportunity to understand some of the difficulties that disable people need to face with day by day.

Thank agartal
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Reviewed December 20, 2017

Served by blind waiters. Excellent food. You choose what you eat before going in. One should experience this new adventure.

Thank Teresa A
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Reviewed November 26, 2017

This certainly is a special place to make one understand the handicapped. We came and enjoyed a music concert in the dark- it certainly makes you more aware of the sounds, as you do not see (much).

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Reviewed November 25, 2017

Enjoyed an evening show and late night dinner....such a nice experience. Unfortunately, English subtitles for the performanc were not available, but you could still understand the story. Dinner in the dark was fun and certainly a unique experience! I recommend the salmon which was very,...More

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Reviewed June 27, 2017 via mobile

We came to watch the Play: Not by Bread Alone. A very emotive and inspirational play, we loved it! After the play we had the chance to interact with the characters whose are blind, deaf or mute. Loved it!

1  Thank chanzi55
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Nalagaat, Marketing Coordinator at Nalagaat Center, responded to this reviewResponded July 16, 2017

Hey Chanzi55, Thank you for the review. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the play and would love to host you again in the future. Jonathan

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Reviewed June 8, 2017

To balance the many excellent reviews of the dinner and/or play experience posted here, I'd like to add that Na L'gaat ("Please Touch") also offers workshops. This was our first activity after our group of 30 arrived in Israel. We drove straight to Na L'gaat...More

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Nalagaat, Marketing Coordinator at Nalagaat Center, responded to this reviewResponded July 16, 2017

Hello, We are glad to hear that your group had a positive and meaningful experience in our workshop center. It was our pleasure to have you as our guests. Thank you, Jonathan

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Reviewed May 17, 2017 via mobile

when I was invited, I was quite sceptic but when I came it was stunning Israel is not famous for sensativity but Na Lagat make you to be sensitive to life and other people. in short it touched my heart in a unique way no...More

Thank Moti B
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Nalagaat, Marketing Coordinator at Nalagaat Center, responded to this reviewResponded July 16, 2017

Thank you Moti, It was our pleasure to have you as our guest. Jonathan

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Reviewed May 16, 2017 via mobile

What an incredible place and what beautiful people. Challenges the way you look at life in general and has you walking out feeling so many different emotions. We saw Through the Spirit and it was a magnificent show! I now want to see the other...More

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Nalagaat, Marketing Coordinator at Nalagaat Center, responded to this reviewResponded July 16, 2017

Hello, Thank you for the positive review. We are glad to know that you had a meaningful and life changing experience in our center. We would love to host you again in the future. Jonathan

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Reviewed April 4, 2017 via mobile

The other night, we ate at the Blackout Restaurant. This restaurant takes your order before you are seated because the restaurant is in pitch black and your servers are visually impaired or blind. They guide you to your table and serve your table with ease,...More

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Christine C
May 21, 2018|
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Response from Danny S | Reviewed this property |
Shows are usually in Hebrew. I suggest you find tje Englisg web site for Nalagaat and contact them by email.
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Vsevolod C
April 30, 2018|
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Response from Danny S | Reviewed this property |
If he has passience to sit during the show and not afraid iof darkness. Does he go to other non children shows?
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