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Front cover

Subtitle: The Jewish Dance. Edited by Fred Berk. Published 1972 by the Union of American Hebrew Congregations.

The book starts with a section on the history of Jewish dancing, with chapters contributed by Benjamin Zemach, Sara Levi-Tanai, Dvora Lapson, Fred Berk, and Gurit Kadmon. A second section is a leader's guide for Israeli folk dancing, with chapters on teaching, choreography, costuming, starting a group, and so forth. The final section gives instructions for twenty-five Israeli folk dances "popular in America".