DANCES OF MODERN ISRAEL

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[Updated November 6, 2022]

We are dancing in the Orchard Pavilion at the Sunnyvale Recreation Center's Senior Center
550 E. Remington Drive Sunnyvale, CA 94087 Red arrow on map below

7:30-8:30 - beginners Lesson
8:30-8:45 - circle dance will be taught (see below)
8:45-9:00 - partner dance will be taught (see below)
9:00-11:30 - open dancing to your requests

TEACHING - November 21 and 27

Al HaSafSal / הספסל על (On The Bench) is a circle dance by Michael Barzilai (2022). It was taught recently at Nirkoda Ba Kerem by Yaron Carmiel.
The song features Margalit Tzan'ani with Idan Raichel.
Lyrics are here.

and

Bachalomot Shel Yesh Yam / יםי ש שלי בחלומות (In My Dreams There is a Sea ) is a couple dance by Shlomo Maman (2021).
The song features Elai Botner with Shimon Buskila.
Lyrics are here.

ATTENDANCE -- Varies from 70-90; 60% women, 40% men; 60% Israelis, 40% American Jews and non-Jews. Average age about 45; age range from late teens to early 80's.

SNACKS -- Coffee, tea, lemonaide. Cookies, popcorn. Sometimes seasonal treats like halvah, sufganiyot, fejoia, figs.

Want to see what has been taught in the past ? Thank you to Lee Richardson who has been keeping track since 2012!

Here's a typical playlist. I post these lists once every six weeks or so. If the list gets old, just email me and let me know.

If you have further questions or concerns, please don't hesitate to contact me!