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Young Israelis dance in one of the first Jewish settlements between 1934 and 1937
A song for Tammuz: A Dizzy Hora

הוֹרָה סְחַרְחוֹרֶת

By JPOST IVRIT STAFF
18/06/2020
Why dance? From prehistory to the Bible, scholar offers answers

The academic pointed out that the frequency of references to dancing in Jewish tradition represents a sharp contrast with what happened later on in Christianity.

Turning a Byzantine well near Arad into a dance stage

The current cast of “Perforated Earth” includes 14 performers and three musicians.

By ORI J. LENKINSKI
04/06/2020
Thousands honor drowned dancer Ayman Safiah at his funeral

In a rare step, the Arab-Muslim dancer was laid to rest in the Muslim Cemetery with mourners greeted at the local church’s hall to show community unity in the wake of his tragic death.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
28/05/2020
Schenfeld’s dilemma: To dance or not to dance

In one of her poems, Schenfeld writes, “Word replaced movement. Threw it out the door.”

By ORI J. LENKINSKI
25/05/2020
COVID-19 hasn’t stopped one of Israel’s national passions: folk dance

Those in the know say some 200,000 Israelis across the nation attend regular Israeli folk dance, including public and private sessions called harkadot, on beachfronts, sports facilities and more.

By MARCUS GILBAN/JTA
09/05/2020
IDF brings down curtain on dancers after criticism of video clip

A military spokeswoman said on Monday the chief of personnel had decided to shelve the dancers initiative.

By REUTERS
04/05/2020
GAGA IS AN improvisation-based movement language developed by Ohad Naharin and Batsheva Dance Compan
'Gaga': The improvisation-based movement language of dance

Whereas 10 years ago, interested parties had to travel to Israel to take a Gaga class, nowadays, teachers are spread throughout tens of countries.

By ORI J. LENKINSKI
30/04/2020
Jerusalem's Lion marks Independence Day in new dancing-on-roof video

Israelis usually mark Independence Day with large parties and barbecues, but this year the country is on lockdown during the holiday due to the coronavirus outbreak.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
29/04/2020
Egypt calls to censor social media after TikTok star, belly dancer jailed

Instagram and TikTok influencer Haneen Hossam, 20, is under 15 days detention for a post encouraging women to broadcast videos in exchange for money

By REUTERS
28/04/2020
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