Wed. 9/1 - Rikud Revi'i at Brookline VFW


Amitai Lipton
 

Hi all,

 

TL;DR summary:

  • 9/1 at Rutledge VFW Post in Brookline; $5 admission (students $3)
  • Way Back Wednesdays 7.30-8.15pm
  • Hashemesh and BaTachana will be reviewed
  • Community programmer: Isaac Asher
  • Masks & proof of vaccination required! Updated policy below.
  • We are dancing every week in September except 9/15


Dancing this Wednesday, September 1, 2021, will be in the Stephan F

Rutledge VFW Post #864 hall in Brookline. Directions are below.

 

7.30pm - Way Back Wednesdays

 

8.15pm - Regular session of circles, lines, and partners

Featuring community programmer set by Isaac Asher

Hashemesh, Shmulik Gov-Ari’s dance from 2019, will be reviewed

BaTachana, Tamir David’s new circle dance that he taught here last week, will also be reviewed

 

10.15-11.00pm - Late partners

 

There is a $5 admission fee (cash or check only) to cover room rental

expenses. The student admission price is $3.

COVID-19 Protocols:

Vaccination required: In order to keep the community safe during this time, we are going to be requiring proof of vaccination against COVID-19. This means having been fully vaccinated (receiving a second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine, or first dose of the J & J vaccine at least two weeks prior to dancing). You can either bring your vaccination card or a picture of your card to dancing - we will not record any information from the card, just note that you have received the vaccination. Each dancer will need to sign a waiver as well (extra copies will be available at the session).

Masks required: Per recommendations from CDC and the Town of Brookline, we are requiring the use of masks. If you have any COVID-like symptoms (headache, fever, cough, shortness of breath, loss of smell, etc.) please wait until you have a negative PCR test before dancing with us again. Please note that scarves, mesh fabrics, bandanas, and any other item that does not provide well-fitting full coverage of the mouth and nose is not considered a “mask” under this policy.

 

Rikud Revi'i (Wednesday night Israeli Dancing session) is operated by

Greater Boston Israeli Dance, Inc., a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt non-profit

organization. We are a 100-percent volunteer organization; every

penny we receive in admissions & donations is used to keep the

session going!

 

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o Directions to Brookline VFW/American Legion Post

 

Brookline American Legion Post 11

(Stephen F Rutledge VFW)

386 Washington St (at the corner of Cypress St and School St)

Brookline MA 02445

 

Train:

Green Line "C" Branch at Coolidge Corner - 1/2 mile walk

Green Line "D" Branch at Brookline Hills - 1/3 mile walk

 

Bus:

MBTA routes 65 and 66 both have stops very close to the VFW post.

Route 66 runs every 10-20 minutes until 1.00am in both directions

(to Harvard and Nubian).

 

Route 65 (to Brighton Center and Kenmore Sq)

https://cdn.mbta.com/sites/default/files/route_pdfs/2021-summer/065-3.21.3.1.pdf

 

Route 66 (to Harvard, Allston, Brigham Circle, and Nubian)

https://cdn.mbta.com/sites/default/files/route_pdfs/2021-summer/066-3.21.3.1.pdf

Drive:

From Route 9 Eastbound (towards Boston), turn left on Cypress St. After

0.4 miles, turn right on Washington St. The VFW hall is immediately on

your right.

 

Parking:

There is no on-site parking. Street parking is available on Washington St in
front of the VFW post.

 

o Dances taught recently (circle dances unless otherwise noted):

7/7 - Bosmat, 1980, Moshiko Halevy, taught by Larry D

(video: http://rokdim.co.il/#/Dance/5abd23bbdb5332303a8b5369)

7/14 - Resisim, 2021, Michael Barzelai and Yuval Tabashi, taught by Sara T

(video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o1EsTl_lFjk)

7/28 - Baraka, 2000, Shmulik Gov-Ari, taught by Marcelo M
7/28 - Lihiyot Smecha, 2021, Ariane Butel, taught by Marcelo M

8/11 - Nedunya, 1997, Shmulik Gov-Ari, taught by Sara T

(video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PPLnw8Lg4Fs)

8/18 - Bachur Ragish (partners), 2011, Yoram Sasson, taught by Eliana W.C.

8/25 – Hashemesh, 2019, Shmulik Gov-Ari, taught by Joan H

(video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UJYB1hS_PVQ)

8/25 – BaTachana, 2021, Tamir David, taught by Tamir David

 

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o More information:

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Happy dancing!

 

Amitai

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