Israelisches Tanzhaus

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The "Israelisches Tanzhaus e.V." is a registered charity ("e.V" is a legal title in Germany and stands for "eingetragener Verein" - registered charity) based in Munich and founded in 1992 by Matti Goldschmidt. According to its statutes the ITH promotes Israeli folk dancing in Germany (and also in Austria and Switzerland).


  • The first activity of the ITH was the organization of a dance trip to Israel in 1993. 43 participants joined back then Matti Goldschmidt as the dance and tour leader. Until 2013 16 more dance trips took place under his leadership.
  • Since 1994 the ITH hosted annually two choreographers or session leaders for a weekend seminar to Munich, until 2014 a total of 42 weekend seminars were organized. The first choreographer to come to Munich under the auspices of the ITH was Moshiko Halevy.
  • In 1995 the 1st Machaneh Aviv took place, with guest choreographer Yankele Levi.
  • In 2007 the 1st Hora Sheleg took place, a dance camp for beginners.

Weekend Seminars

So far choreographers and/or session leaders from Israel and the U.S.A. were invited to Munich for a total of 42 weekends; camp director: Matti Goldschmidt.

For a list of dances taught at the weekend seminars please open this website

The list with 31 entries is in alphabetical order:

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