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Yoram Taharlev (sometimes Tahar-Lev) (born January 24 1938, Kibbutz Yagur; died January 6 2022, Tel Aviv) was an Israeli poet, lyricist, author, storyteller, translator, and standup comedian.
Links to information about Taharlev and his accomplishments appear below. Here we are concerned with his contribution to recreational Israeli dance.
Taharlev wrote lyrics for the songs of these dances: Abba Ima, Al Kapav Yavi, Artzi, At Cheruti, Atzei HaTzaftzafot, BaSadot HaYerukim, BaPardes Leyad HaShoket, Bo'i Nashuv El HaTango, Chassake, HaDegel Sheli, HaGavia, HaHar HaYarok, HaNesharim, Harei Chevron, Hora (Maman), Hora Yisrael, Kulanu BaMitzad, Israeli Tarantella, Lo Na'atsor, Magafayim, Reiach Tapuach, Rodef Smalot, SheHaShemesh Ta'avor Alai, Sulam Ya'akov, Tamid Ola HaMangina, Tsel U'Mei Be'Ir, Ya'ale VeYavo.
(Many uncommon dances have been omitted from this list.)
Avi Toledano performing "Hora" at Eurovision 1982, where it took second place