Jewish Theater and Dance
Jewish performance and dance traditions can be traced back to the Bible.
Jewish dance from the Bible to Hasidism.
Turning away from tradition and establishing its own roots.
In the Bible, dance was an expression of joy, awe and worship.
New York's 92nd Street YM-YWHA helped broaden American dance to embrace multiculturalism and diversity.
Modern and postmodern concepts of individualism and female expression have challenged traditional Judaism--while creating new dance traditions.