Tamar Alyagor ז“ל

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Tamar Alyagor (1923? – 2013 November 10) was one of the great women choreographers who helped establish the foundations of Israeli folk dancing. As the head of the Ulpan L'Madrichim L'Rikuday Am in Haifa starting in 1959, she personally educated, tested and certified a whole generation of choreographers and teachers, including Yankele Levy, Seadia Amisai, Shmulik Gov-Ari, Igal Triki, Moshany Shemesh, and others. Tamar was the creator of Chag Asor, Kalu Raglayim, Ki Tin'am, Zemer Ikarim, and other classics.


  • Matti Goldschmidt: Choreographenserie Nr. 9: Tamar Elyagur, in: Folksblatt (1996), no. 1, 16-17 (in German)

Tamar Alyagor's page at israelidances.com