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  • ‘House’ showcases the art of futuristic Israeli dance

    By Avishay Artsy

    November 19, 2014 | 1:25 pm

    Longtime Israeli collaborators Sharon Eyal and Gai Behar first met when Behar was throwing legendary underground raves in Tel Aviv, and Eyal was a performer with Batsheva Dance Company. She went to the parties to let loose and dance.

    “At one point, we just fell in love,” Behar...

  • Activists protest Israeli gay pride float in New Zealand

    February 24, 2014 | 12:10 pm

    Police removed several activists from the gay pride parade in New Zealand who broke through barricades to protest Israel’s entry.

    Saying they were criticizing Israel’s “pinkwashing” of human rights, a handful of protesters dressed in pink and bearing placards protesting “Israeli...

  • Batsheva Dance Company reads between ‘Three’ dances

    By Gaby Friedman

    November 2, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    Ohad Naharin, choreographer of Israel's Batsheva Dance Company credits a back injury with helping him develop a new language of dance.

    "I started relating to my body differently," he told the Web site culturekiosque.com in 2004. Naharin's innovations mean that for the dancers in...