Hinei Ma Tov

Traditional Israeli Dance – Psalm 133

Hine ma tov u-ma na-im

Lai lai lai…

Hine ma tov u-ma na-im

Shevet achim gam yachad.

Translation:

Behold how good and pleasant it is

For brethren to dwell together in unity.

Choreography

Danced in a line, L hand palm up over L shoulder, R hand resting in next person’s L hand.

Part I

8 counts: CCW: RF steps forward & pause (2cts), LF steps forward & pause (2cts), RF steps forward & pause (2cts), LF steps forward & pause (2cts)

8 counts: CCW: Run 8 cts. starting with RF.

16 counts: Repeat,

Part II

8 counts: Face center: RF stomps & pause ( cts), LF steps backward, RF backward,

LF steps forward & pause (2cts), RF steps forward & stomps & pause (2cts),

8 counts: RF yemenite & pause, LF yemenite & pause.

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