Israeli Folk Dancing

Circle and line dances to songs in Hebrew, and even a few in Arabic, Turkish, Spanish, Greek, Farsi and English. Every other Wednesday 6:30 to 9:00p.m. at the Friedman Center, or in the adjoining Beth Ami social hall. $3, anyone may drop in any time. For more information, please contact the Beth Ami office at 360-3000, or check the online calendar for dance dates.

Some have said that Israeli dance can’t be folk dancing because it’s choreographed, but while in many countries traditional dancing can now only be found when performed by dance troupes, in Israel you can dance Israeli dancing any night of the week in any part of the country, and in summer on the beach or in the city square:

In fact, you can probably find groups of israeli dancers to join almost anywhere in the world: