Posts Categorized: Israeli Dance

Kurdish Israeli folk dance

For our October 16 class we will learn Debka Kurdit. Kurdish Jewish Israelis have a special festival called Saharane held during Sukkot in Jerusalem. 13,000 people have attended in past years; the Kurdish community in Israel numbers approximately 200,000. Most came to Israel in the general expulsion of Jews from Islamic and Arab countries after… Read more »

Helpful videos

Israeli dance is held in the Person Senior Center 2 Wednesdays a month, 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. in room 3. In the fall this will change to 6:45 to 7:15. Person Senior Wing 2060 West College Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA 95401 Rec and parks page The new catalog and registration for fall/ winter comes out July… Read more »

Vacation date changes

Lots of people are on vacation around July 4th. Instead of the July 11 class, I scheduled a make-up class August 1. That means Israeli dance on July 25, August 1 and August 8. Yep, three weeks in a row! All 7 p.m. to 9:30 in room 3 of the Person Center wing of Finley Rec Center. I… Read more »

Dates for dancing

Dancers, Here are the dates for Israeli dancing. please notice that they are not regular in terms of every other week, so write it down… These are the dates that appear online for Israeli Folk Dance – 84531 Classes left in this session: Wednesday 02-07-2018 7:00PM – 9:30PM Rm 5 (Auditorium) – -Finley Person Senior… Read more »

Israeli dance session Dec. 13

It is time to register for a new session, Dec 13 to Feb 21. The cost is $17 for residents, $27 for non-residents. There are six classes. You can come to class and register later, it’s okay. If you need to pay on a drop-in basis you can let me know, there are some ways… Read more »

Back in the Person Center

The Finley/Person Community Center is returning to normal activity, and our next Israeli dance will be back in room 3 of the Person Center. I am not sure what the break in scheduling will do to registration, but do check the webpage and register for the next group of classes. Web page: pdf of catalog: … Read more »

Meeting in Beth Ami Social Hall October 25

Dancers, I don’t see any sign of the Finley/Person Center being available by October 25, so I arranged to dance at Congregation Beth Ami in the social hall, 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.. The floor is not the nice wood floor of the Person Center, but it’s okay. I’m sending this notice to my older… Read more »

Big Israeli Dance News

From Joanna at the Person/ Finley Center: First off, for those who have lost their homes, have been displaced or know those who are impacted by this terrible disaster, I sincerely hope that you are safe and taken care of, my thoughts are with you.  I have been reassigned to an emergency position and that… Read more »

Thanks for dancing

May 31 is Shavuot, so the next dates are June 14th and 28th. Thanks so much to all the dancers who came and danced for and with people at Beth Ami before the Israeli songs concert. I want you to know that singer Achi Ben Shalom, who is a folk dancer, told me, “You must be… Read more »

Mini-performance May 7

Dancers, we have been asked to demonstrate some dances for ten minutes or less at a free concert May 7 at Beth Ami by Israeli / San Francisco singers Achi Ben Shalom and Noa Levy PLEASE LET ME KNOW WHO WANTS TO PERFORM/ DEMO May 7. I’m not worried about getting a large… Read more »