On Your Walls

Barry & Batya Segal – Isaiah 62:6-7

On your walls O Jerusalem, I have set watchmen,

I have set watchmen,

On your walls O Jerusalem, Who shall never hold their peace,

Day or night, day or night, day or night, day or night

I have set watchmen on your walls

Until He establishes, and until He makes,

Jerusalem a praise in the earth,

You who make mention of the Lord,

Do not keep silent, Do not keep silent,

On your walls O Jerusalem, Who shall never hold their peace,

Al Chomotayeech, Al Chomotayeech

Al Chomotayeech, hifkadeti shomrim

Choregrapher Jennifer Wiseman/Eliana Hyde

Prelude

In a circle facing out on your knees bent down to the floor.   As the music begin, rise until standing.  As the humming begins turn, step in, make a ‘wall’ with hands and do two half kibuttz’ with stomps – taking your ‘stand’.

Verse – Part I – Hands are palm to palm keeping the vision of a ‘wall’

1-4 – Kibbutz to the right (instead of heel, lightly stomp)

4-8 – Kibbutz to the left (stop lightly)

9-12 – Two-step slide to the right

13-16 – One step slide to the right with a pivot to face out.

1-8 Repeat Kibbutz to the right and left facing out

9-12 – Two-step slide to the right

13-16 – One step slide to the right with a pivot to face in.

Repeat the above with the verse again.

Part II (Begins ‘Day or Night’)

1-8 – Two Cherkessias into the center of the circle

9-12 Two-step slide to the right,

13-16 One step slide to the right with a pivot to face out.

1-8 Repeat the Two Cherkessias facing outside of the circle

9-12 Two-step slide to the right,

13-16 One step slide to the right with a pivot to face out.

Part III (Begins “Until He establishes …)

1-8 – Two cross mayims to the left

1-4 – hands cross level to the ground, palms up

5-8 – hands are crossed and raised

9-12 – Right – hop, left – hop forward into the circle (raising hands palms up)

13-16 – Right –  hop, left –  hop backward out of the circle (circle hands down)

Repeat Parts as music leads …

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