Jewish Journal

  • Israel’s dance superstar, cultural ambassador

    by Avishay Artsy

    September 24, 2015 | 10:48 am

    Ido Tadmor is probably the closest any Israeli dancer and choreographer has come to achieving rock-star status in his home country. 

    He’s a former...

  • Eifman Ballet brings ‘Rodin’ to L.A.

    by Avishay Artsy

    June 10, 2015 | 12:53 pm

    Great artists have their muses: Dante’s Beatrice, F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Zelda and Salvador Dalí’s Gala, for example. Such relationships tend to be...

  • Teaching Americans to dance like Israelis

    by Avishay Artsy

    May 28, 2014 | 11:14 am

    Being an Israeli in the United States can have its challenges. Social customs are slightly different, you miss your friends and family — and the...

  • Ballroom peace

    by Gerri Miller

    April 9, 2014 | 1:34 pm

    The long history of Jewish-Arab animosity is a hard thing to change, but that didn’t stop ballroom dance champion and choreographer Pierre Dulaine from...

  • ‘Fluid Infinities’ displays architecture in motion at the Hollywood Bowl

    by Jonathan Maseng, Contributing Writer

    August 28, 2013 | 12:17 pm

    If you were to assume that Jacques Heim, the bold and much-praised founder of the Diavolo Dance Theater was a choreographer, no one would blame you....

  • Unleashing dance, offstage

    by Jonathan Maseng, Contributing Writer

    March 6, 2013 | 4:31 am

    Choreographer Heidi Duckler isn’t content simply to make works for a stage. To her, the whole of Los Angeles, the whole of the world, even, is fit for...

  • Dancing Queen

    by Alex Schmidt

    April 25, 2011 | 1:07 pm

    At an airy dance studio in the San Fernando Valley, couples dressed in black moodily tango across the floor, stopping in frustration now and then. Hadas...

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