DIEZ 11 a.m. - after midnight A winter warm-up is in store for you at the Soup Festival with eight unique, tasty soups from the Diez kitchens. Students receive a 30 percent discount on the liquor menu. Business meals are served all day at very reasonable prices, in a pleasant and relaxed atmosphere. On Thursdays the rhythm ratchets up as DJ Morales spins his hip-hop. On Fridays, DJ Americano brings you the spirit of chill-out and dance for those who want to feel the beat with every bite. Rehov Shlomzion Hamalka 1. Info: 624-3601 ZELDA RESTAURANT BAR noon to midnight If you're looking for a relaxed evening with a rich, extensive menu, Zelda's is the way to go. On Saturday night, DJ Ron Yizraeli, with his inimitable reputation and resume, plays Israeli background music. On Tuesday, Zelda's owner, Itamar Taragan - former manager of Tuvia Bar and one of the city's nightlife mainstays - takes over as DJ, with soft rock into the night. And on Thursdays, there is always a holiday atmosphere at Zelda's. Rehov Shlomzion Hamalka 15. Info: 624-0346 ASTRO 11 p.m. This recently opened dance bar boasts a bar in the middle of the dance floor. On Fridays, soldiers are treated to a wild weekend party with House DJ Inon Simchi playing especially powerful music. On Saturday nights, it's karaoke for ages 23+ with lots of laughs, liquor and great music. This Thursday for the 23+ set, there will be a huge Trance party with talented DJ Ace Ventura, together with DJ Load. Rehov Hamosachim 3, Talpiot. Info: 054-443-5793 CONSTANTINE CLUB 11:30 p.m. On Fridays nights, soldiers exchange their uniforms for their holiday rags as befits Constantine - where they can burn off energy before the following day of rest. On Saturday, birthright Taglit participants are the guests of honor. The club extends a special invitation to this party to Anglos and kindred spirits. The 24+ crowd is transformed as DJ Roy Muallem systematically pumps up the volume to dizzying heights. Sundays are for the 30+ crowd, when the popular Einat Saruf hosts an evening of Israeli song and dance. Don't forget to make reservations! On Thursdays DJ Oren Naim, with his flagship line of freestyle music opens up your chakras. Rehov Hahistadrut 3. Info: 622-1155. HAKATZE BAR Thursday, 10 p.m., 19+ Hakatze Bar is located near Tuvia Bar on Rehov Shushan. This is where young people get together to the beat of rock, alternative and other groovy kinds of music. On Thursday, check out the especially festive 20th birthday party for Moshe Steinmetz, Radio 101's crime reporter (don't mess with him). DJ Emil Bader launches the evening, and then DJ Radel Sun ups the rhythm with hip-hop so you can dance 'til dawn. Rehov Shushan 4, downtown BASS Thursday, 10:30 p.m., 22+ Bass is an underground club that features some of the best DJs from Israel and abroad. This Thursday it's throwing a party for all electro-lovers! The one and only Pacotek will host one of Europe's leading DJs and musicians in the area of techno-house music, DJ Marc Schneider, who was courted for five years by our best in the business in the hopes of bringing him here. Rehov Hahistadrut 1. NIS 30 MEGA DANCE BAR 17, Thursday, 11:30 p.m. 24+ Get ready for a wild time at 17! We've sent you to other great places and left 17 free to host the crowd that will throng there on Thursday to be in the presence of the king. DJ Ofer Nissim will make an appearance to promote his new album, Happy People - Winter Edition. Famous the world over for his electronic music, Nissim is back from a trip around the globe. This is the man who made Dana International famous. He works with Madonna, Rihanna and Britney Spears on remixes of their tunes. A special stage will cover the middle bar in honor of this venerated legendary figure. It will be a mess, it will be crowded, and it will be red hot!! Rehov Ha'oman 17, Talpiot. Info: 678-1658

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