Hora – Israeli National Dance

The Hora is considered the Israeli National Dance.  As such, it is easily danced by men, women and children.  It is a simple, but joyful dance and can be done anywhere, anytime from wedding celebrations to Sabbath at the Western Wall. 

The dance is done in a circle with a moderate to quick tempo with everyone holding hands.  It is only 6 counts. 

Traditional – Moderate to fast tempo.

Part I (Holding hands)

Left foot steps Left and Right foot kicks Left;

Right foot steps Right and Left foot kicks Right.

Left foot steps Left, Right Foot steps behind Left foot and Left foot steps Left to begin the kicking sequence again.  Repeat.

Traditional Dance

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