Jewish Theater & Dance 101

Jewish performance and dance traditions can be traced back to the Bible.

The History of Jewish Dance

Jewish dance from the Bible to Hasidism.

Jewish Dance

In the Bible, dance was an expression of joy, awe and worship.

Redefining Modern Dance

New York's 92nd Street YM-YWHA helped broaden American dance to embrace multiculturalism and diversity.

Artistic Dance in Israel

Turning away from tradition and establishing its own roots.

Jewish Dance in America

Modern and postmodern concepts of individualism and female expression have challenged traditional Judaism--while creating new dance traditions.