Kol Ha Mesamehyach II

Moti Zingboiim – Ashkenaz version

Piamenta – Sephardic version

Kol HaMeSemakh – all who entertain (make joyful)

Khatan (Khasan) V’Kallah (V’Kalloh) – the bridegroom and the bride,

Zohkhey L’Khamashah Kolot (Kolos) SheNemar – hear the five voices that were spoken

Kol Sison – voice of happiness

Kol Simkhah – voice of joy

Kol Khatan – voice of the bridegroom

V’Kol Kallah – and voice of the bride

Kol MitzHalot (MitzHalos) Katinim (Kasinim) M’KhoPhotom (M’KhooPhosom) –

voice of shouts of joy – bridegrooms from the Khupot (Wedding canopies)

Mitzvah G’dolah Lihyot B’simkha – It’s a great mitzvah to be happy

Wedding Dance – Sephardic version Choreographer: Marty Gayle

Choreograph Variations by: Dawnita Carlson

Part I Music Interlude – Hands by side

8 counts: Face center: RF points toes R (2cts), RF steps next (2cts),

LF points toes L (2cts), LF steps next to RF (2cts), repeat 3x (32cts total)

Part II Music Interlude – hands on hips

8 counts: Face center: RF tap, LF hop & pivot ¼ turn R, RF tap, LF hop & pivot ¼ turn R,

RF cherkessia, repeat 3x (makes 2 full turns, 32cts total),

Part III Music Interlude – Hands by side

8 counts: Face center: RF cherk L &pause, LF cherk R & pause, repeat 3x (32cts total)

Part IV Hands raised

8 counts: Face center: RF kicks R into R yemenite & pause, LF kicks L into L yemenite & pause,

8 counts: RF kicks R into R yemenite & pause, LF stomps in place, RF stomps in place & pause (clap 2x), repeat Part IV

Part V

8 counts: CCW: RF hopping open mayim R (hands raised),

8 counts: RF hops backwards, LF hops backward, RF steps back & pause,

LF heel down – toes up & pause (L hands raised, R hand on hip),

8 counts: CW: LF hopping open mayim L (hands raised),

8 counts: LF steps L, face center RF cherkessia, RF ckerk & pivot ½ turn R,

Part VI Hands swing R-L & snap

8 counts: Face out: skip forward R-L-R-L & pivot ½ turn R,

8 counts: Face in: skip forward R-L-R-L  & pivot ½ turn R,

8 counts: Face out: skip forward R-L-R-L & pivot ½ turn R,

8 counts: Face in: skip forward R-L, RF cherkessia (hands on hips), repeat Part VI

Repeat Part IV (yemenites), Repeat Part V (hopping mayim w/L heel), Repeat Part VI (skips & repeat)

Part VII Music interlude – Hands by side

10 counts: CW: RF cross mayim L, RF cross mayim L, RF 2pt turn L (R hand raised), repeat 2x,

2 counts: Face center & pause 2cts, (32cts total)

4 counts: Face center: RF cherkessia (bow, hands cross, hands raise apart), repeat 3x (16cts total)

Repeat Part V (hopping mayim w/L heel)

Repeat Part VI (skips & repeat)

Repeat Part II Music Interlude (tap hops, makes 4 full turns, 64cts total)

Part VIII Outside hand up, inside hand on hip,

8 counts: CCW: RF hopping open mayim R, repeat 3x (32cts total)

4 counts: CCW: RF 2pt turn R, bal. R, bal. L, repeat 3x (12cts)

8 counts: CCW: RF hopping open mayim R, repeat 3x (32cts total)

4 counts: CCW: RF 2pt turn R, bal. R, bal. L, repeat 2x (12cts)

4 counts: RF 2pt turn R to face out, both feet hop in place & pivot ½ turn R to face center

(hands raised apart), Revised 2-05-02

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