DANCES OF MODERN ISRAEL

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[Updated November 21, 2021]

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

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

TEACHING - November 22 and 29

Chelek Mehazman, a circle dance from 2017 by Ariane Butel, a new young choreographer. The singer is Idan Amadi. Lyrics are in English here; in Hebrew here.

and

Af Achat, a new couple dance by Eden Giliad Tzaidi. The dance premiered at Karmiel this past summer. The singer is Miri Mesica. Lyrics in Hebrew and English 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 early 20s 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.