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An uplifting journey

Talented dancers come to Israel to witness positive aspects of life here.

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Photo by: URI NEVO
If our political leaders are looking to do something about our profile in the international community, they would do well to take a leaf out of the aesthetically delightful and spiritually uplifting book of the Kibbutz Contemporary Dance Company. KCDC was founded by Yehudit Arnon, a Czechoslovakianborn Holocaust survivor who made her way to Israel as a young wife from Budapest in the early days of the state. After surviving the Birkenau concentration camp and later a firing squad, Arnon lived for a while in Budapest before making aliya.

Ga’aton was established by olim from Hungary. Arnon died last August at the age of 87.



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