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  • Unique Israeli Dance Ensemble to Make Premier U.s., Mexican Tour

    Israel’s Kol Demama (Sound and Silence) dance ensemble, the world’s only professional dance company integrating deaf and hearing dancers, will make its premier American and Mexican tour October 23-November 25, it was announced here. The group will tour 12 cities, beginning in Houston’s Jones Hall on October 23, and conclude with their engagement at the… More ▸

  • Argentine Dance Company Stages ‘anne Frank’ Production

    A production piece entitled “Anne Frank” is part of the repertoire of the Contemporary Dance Group currently appearing here in the General San Martin Municipal theater, the World Jewish Congress reported today. According to the Latin American branch of the WJC, “Anne Frank” is a moving transcription for dance of the tragedy of the Jewish… More ▸

  • Jerusalem Israel Festival is on

    The Jerusalem Israel Festival, four weeks of indoor and outdoor performances featuring top talent from all over the world, officially opened here Saturday night. But the high ranking guests, including President Chaim Herzog and Premier Yitzhak Shamir who attended, encountered disgruntled Israeli artists outside the Binyanei Haooma convention hall protesting against the alleged neglect of… More ▸

  • News Brief

    The Jewish community here is mourning the deaths of two teen-agers killed in a bus accident which injured 21 other students, all members of Rio’s Zionist youth organization, Hazit Hanoar. The victims, Elaine Menhuik, 18 and Flavia Mendlovitz, 16, were part of a group on the way to the annual Israel Dance Festival, sponsored by… More ▸

  • Israeli Dance Group a Hit in Germany

    The Israeli dance ensemble “Shalom 83″ is on a tour of West Germany and won rave reviews in its first appearance in an open air international dance and folk song festival in Munich last Saturday. The show was aired live by the Eurovision television network. For security reasons, the German moderator of the show failed… More ▸

  • Israeli Dance Troupe Going on Month-long Tour of Great Britain

    A group of 25 youths from the Hora-Ashkelon Dance Company will embark next week on a month-long tour of Britain. A highlight of the trip will be a series of performances at the Aberdeen International Youth Festival in Scotland. The company, whose repertoire includes a wide variety of Israeli folk dances, will also perform in… More ▸

  • Controversy over Israeli Dance Troupe in Kenya Backfires

    A leader of the Jewish community here expressed satisfaction that Kenya did not bow to Arab pressure to cancel the performances of the Israeli Bat Dor dance troupe at the National Theatre. Ivor Davis, a former president of the Council of the Nairobi Hebrew Congregation and its public affairs person, told the Jewish Telegraphic Agency… More ▸

  • Israeli Dance Troupe a Hit in Kenya

    The Israeli Bat Dor Dance Company has started what appears to be a highly successful series of performances in Kenya, despite efforts by the PLO and their supporters to have their appearance banned. While still in Zaire, on their way to Nairobi, the company was told that there was firm opposition to their appearances in… More ▸

  • Memphis Festival to Honor Israel

    The month-long Memphis in May International Festival which, in each of its six years has honored a foreign country, will honor Israel this year, Tom Hutton, Jr., president has announced. The event will be held from April 30 to May 29. The celebration of culture, art, music and cuisine, which consists of five free weekend… More ▸

  • Behind the Headlines Bombing of El Al Office in Rome Causes Widespread Anger

    Official government circles and the press are expressing anger at the bombing last Sunday of the El Al office at Rome Fiumicino Airport. The press emphasized during the week that Italy must not be the staging ground for a conflict not of its making. Typical of the press reaction was the commentary in 11 Tempo:… More ▸