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  • 05:59, November 4, 2022Machol Maryland (hist | edit) ‎[977 bytes]Mona518 (talk | contribs) (Created page with " Category:Events")
  • 19:38, October 8, 2022Problem Solver Dances (hist | edit) ‎[2,752 bytes]Larry (talk | contribs) (Created page with "Each of these dances is treated in one or more of the 36 annual issues of the Folk Dance Problem Solver, published by the [https://sfdh.us/ Society of Folk Dance Historians]. As an example, the link at Cherkessia & Cherkessia Kfula goes to the full treatment of those dances in the 2009 ''Problem Solver''. (Used by permission.) Click either column to sort by that column. {| class="wikitable sortable" ! Dance Name !! Year |- |Abba Shimon || 2014 |- |Al Tira || 1...")
  • 23:17, October 7, 2022Maoryan (hist | edit) ‎[866 bytes]Larry (talk | contribs) (Created page with "Hebrew: מאוריאן or מאורייאן. Circle dance by Dudu Barzilai, 2008. The name is a [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Portmanteau portmanteau word], combining the names of Dudu's children, Ma'or and Ma'ayan. The song is sung by Arash, full name Alex Arash Labbaf, an Iranian-Swedish singer, entertainer, and producer. The credits appear on his first album, Arash, as "Music/Lyrics: Alex Arash Labaf, Johan Stentorp, Anders Wrethov". The original title of the s...")
  • 21:56, October 7, 2022Salamati (hist | edit) ‎[1,332 bytes]Larry (talk | contribs) (Created page with "Hebrew: סלאמתי (often, less correctly, סלמאתי or סאלמתי). From Persian سلامتي, "To Your Health" (a toast). Circle dance by Gadi Bitton, 2006. The song for Salamati is sung by Arash, full name Alex Arash Labbaf, an Iranian-Swedish singer, entertainer, and producer. The credits appear on his first album, Arash, as "Music/Lyrics: Robert Uhlmann, Alex Arash Labaf, Ali Atie, Andreas Johansson, Oliver Malcolm, Payam Payami". Lyrics: <poem> ::::ی...")
  • 14:16, October 6, 2022Mama Sheli (hist | edit) ‎[1,068 bytes]Larry (talk | contribs) (Created page with "Hebrew: מאמה שלי (My Mother). Circle dance by Nurit Melamed, 2019. The song for this dance is called just "Mama". The music was written by Yulduz Usmonova, an Uzbek singer, song-writer, composer and actress. The lyrics, by Elena Zakirova and Elena Klimashkina, are in Russian. One version commonly used for dancing is sung by Sarit Hadad. It has been reported that Sarit sings Russian with "a strong Georgian accent". Her parents were from the [https://en.wi...")
  • 19:20, October 1, 2022Eifo Hen HaBachurot (hist | edit) ‎[1,468 bytes]Larry (talk | contribs) (Created page with "Hebrew: איפה הן הבחורות (Where are Those Girls?). Circle dance by Eli Segal, 2007. The tune for this dance is invariably given as "Russian folk"; the Hebrew lyrics are by Yossi Gamzu. Eugene Raskin, a professor of architecture at Columbia University, set English lyrics to the same tune and called it Kretchma, after The Russian Kretchma, a New York restaurant of the 1920s. Raskin's version was covered by many, including Theodore Bikel and the Irish band...")
  • 21:15, September 30, 2022Hava Nirkoda (pamphlet) (hist | edit) ‎[1,370 bytes]Larry (talk | contribs) (""''''''''''''"") originally created as "Hora Nirkoda (pamphlet)"
  • 13:00, September 24, 2022Na'ama (hist | edit) ‎[1,776 bytes]Larry (talk | contribs) (Created page with "Hebrew: נעמה (girl's name, from נעים "lovely"). Partner dances by various choreographers. Several partner dances are recorded with name Na'ama: by Moti Alfassy 1981, by Bentzi Tiram 1983, by Marco Ben-Shimon 1984 or 1985 (sources differ), by Peri Shachaf 1992. At least Marco's and Bentzi's, and probably Moti's, are all set to the same song, with music by Shlomo Biderman, lyrics by Avraham Bar Oz (who also wrote the lyrics of Debkat HaShalom and Al Gemali), and a...")
  • 14:07, August 28, 2022Chagigat Aviv (hist | edit) ‎[1,168 bytes]Larry (talk | contribs) (Created page with "Hebrew: חגיגת אביב (Celebration of the Spring). Circle dance by Shaul Rozenberg, 1978. Chagigat Aviv seems to be the second dance containing sivuv lachatz (pivot step), the first being Atsei HaTsaftsafot (see here). As explained in the Rokdim video linked below, this dance is almost nowhere done as choreographed. In the first phrase, the woman turns only once. More importantly, the second phrase is not a repeat of the first, but rather i...")
  • 00:05, August 28, 2022BaDerech LaTavor (hist | edit) ‎[3,655 bytes]Larry (talk | contribs) (Created page with "Hebrew: בדרך לתבור (On the Road to the [Mount] Tabor, but see below). Partner dance by Naftali Kadosh, 1987. The song was composed by Shlomo Weissfisch (or Visefish or Weisfish), composer of Hora Eilat and of Simona MiDimona. The lyricist is Benjamin Avigal, husband of Miriam Avigal, who first recorded it. Although the dance is generally considered first-rate, its only interesting feature is that (according to the Rokdim video linked below) it is the fi...")
  • 19:29, July 28, 2022Hora Keff (dance) (hist | edit) ‎[1,545 bytes]Larry (talk | contribs) (Created page with ":''This page is about the Moshe Eskayo dance. For the August camp of the 1990s and 2000s, see '' Hora Keff. Hebrew: הורה כיף (Fun Hora, or a reference to the camp). Circle dance by Moshe Eskayo, 1990. The second part of this dance has undergone a change. It consists of four repetitions of an eight-beat sequence, facing center, then out, then center, then out. As originally taught, the first repetition is done starting with weight on right foot, kicking...")
  • 19:36, July 27, 2022Rak Ata (hist | edit) ‎[529 bytes]Larry (talk | contribs) (Created page with "Hebrew: רק אתה (Only You, referring to God). Circle dance by Eileen Weinstock, 2010. Rak Ata is often mistakenly attribute to Moshe Eskayo. However, it was created by Eileen Weinstock and first presented in her Tuesday women-only group. (One small section of the dance didn't work well, and Moshe helped improve that piece, but this was his only contribution.) When it came time to teach the dance to a larger audience Moshe presented it as his own, at Eileen's...")
  • 21:56, July 26, 2022Debka Simonne (Harvey) (hist | edit) ‎[848 bytes]Larry (talk | contribs) (Created page with "Hebrew: דבקה סימון (Simonne's Debka). Circle dance by Moshe Eskayo, 1995. Moshe wanted to create a dance for Eitan Weinstock, to be called Debka Eitan. Eitan was a child at the time, and with a child's petulance said that he didn't want a dance named after him. When asked, he offered the name Harvey instead (a name he liked) and so Moshe set out to create Debka Harvey. Meantime, a friend of Moshe and of Avner Naim persistently asked them for a dance to be...")
  • 20:42, July 21, 2022Hora Shalosh (flyer) (hist | edit) ‎[138 bytes]Larry (talk | contribs) (Created page with "::''This page is about the spoof flyer of Hora Shalom 1988. For the 2023 weekend camp, see '' Hora Shalosh. Category:Publications")
  • 20:19, July 21, 2022Hora Shalosh (hist | edit) ‎[453 bytes]Larry (talk | contribs) (Created page with "(This page is about the 2023 weekend camp. For the spoof flyer of Hora Shalom 1988, see Hora Shalosh (flyer).) Hora Shalosh (Hebrew: הורה שלוש) is a planned weekend camp in memorial of the life and work of Moshe Eskayo, to be held June 9–11 2023 at [https://www.bhecamp.org/ Berkshire Hills Eisenberg Camp], site of Sababa, Hora Dikla, and others. The [http://horashalosh.com website]. {{stub}} Category:Events")