Wed. 12/18 - Dancing at JCDS starts at 7.30pm w/early partners


Amitai Lipton
 

Hi all,

** Don't forget, the marathon is next Tuesday 12/24 at KI! (see below
for details)
** There is no dancing at JCDS on Wed. 12/25
** We will announce our schedule for Wed. 1/1 as soon as we can!

TL;DR summary:
* 12/18 at JCDS; Programming: Sara
* $2 donation; 7.30pm early partners set, 8-11pm regular dancing
* Teach: Libi (C)

Dancing this Wednesday, December 18, 2019, will be in the gymnasium of
the Jewish Community Day School (JCDS) in Watertown. Address,
directions, and MBTA information are below.

Dancing starts at 7.30pm with a 30-minute set of partner dances.
Regular dancing begins at 8.00 and goes until 11.00. Sara will be
programming. Libi, Yuval Tabashi's 2018 circle dance, will be taught.
Bring your requests!

There is a $2 suggested donation (cash or check only). All children,
college students, and those affiliated with JCDS are free. (We are
still working to set up some type of electronic payment option in the
future.)

** The 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!

As always, find us on Facebook at:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/wednesdaybostonisraeli/

Or contact us by email at:
info[at]bostonisraelidance[dot]com

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o Upcoming schedule:
12/24 (Tuesday) - 40th annual Christmas Eve marathon at KI!!
1/1 - T.B.A.
1/8 - Eliana W.C.
1/15 - Rina W.
1/22 - Katie H.
1/29 - Sara T.

o Directions to JCDS

JCDS - Boston's Jewish Community Day School
57 Stanley Ave
Watertown MA 02472
Google map: https://goo.gl/maps/DAprD6UyJ672

Note: If you are driving, please park in the "Family & Friends Parking
Lot." Parking is *not* allowed in the small lot at the front door of
JCDS.

From I-90 (Mass Pike) -- From the Mass Pike in either direction, take
Exit 17 and follow signs for Watertown. After about 1/2 a mile, turn
left at the traffic signal onto Watertown Street (Route 16 west).
Immediately bear right onto California Street, just before the gas
station. Turn right at the first traffic signal onto Bridge Street.
Go through the next set of lights, and turn left at the stop sign onto
Waltham Street. Take the second left onto Stanley Avenue (there's a
low sign for JCDS on the left) and immediately turn right into the
parking lot. JCDS is the red brick building beyond the parking lot.

From Waltham Center -- Head east on Main Street (US-20). After 1.5
miles, turn right onto Edward Road. This is the first street on the
right after the Shell gas station and Walgreens pharmacy. At the end
of Edward Road, turn right onto Waltham Street, then immediately left
onto Stanley Avenue (there's a low sign for JCDS on the left), and
immediately right into the parking lot. JCDS is the red brick building
beyond the parking lot.

Using MBTA public transportation -- Bus Route 70 serves Main Street
(US-20) in Watertown. The closest stops to JCDS are at Main St/
Emerson Rd (heading west from Cambridge to Waltham) and Main St/Evans
St (heading east from Waltham to Cambridge). (Routes 70A and 558 also
serve the area, but they do not operate in the evenings.)

Route 70 serves Central Square in Waltham, Watertown Square, Central
Square in Cambridge, and University Park near MIT. Red Line
connections are available at Central Square in Cambridge.

From the bus stop, walk down Edward Road to the end. Turn right on
Waltham Street, and immediately turn left onto Stanley Avenue. JCDS
is a ten-minute walk from the bus stop.

MBTA information: https://www.mbta.com/schedules/70/line
MBTA Route 70/70A timetable:
https://cdn.mbta.com/sites/default/files/route_pdfs/2019-fall/rt07070A.pdf

o Dances taught in last two months (circle dances unless otherwise noted):
11/6 - Mima At Mefachedet (partners), 2019, Sharon Elkaslassy, taught by Sara T.
(video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w4x6p_MSryg)
11/20 - Bereshit, 2019, Sharon Elkaslassy & Ilai Szpiezak, taught by Eliana W.C.
(video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fVoU8eQxV90)
12/4 - Kchi Et Libi (partners), 2015, Yaron Malihi, taught by Sara T.
(video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mAvbJIR1Lv8)
12/11 - Libi, 2018, Yuval Tabashi, taught by Jay W.
(video: http://rikudim.net/blog/archives/39564)

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o Upcoming Boston-area events:

** 12/24 (Tue.) - 40th annual Christmas Eve marathon at KI

(NOTE: The admissions prices/policies have changed this year!)

The 40th Annual Israeli Dancing Marathon will be held at Congregation
Kehillath Israel in Brookline on Tuesday, December 24, 2019.

Food!! Fun!!
Large wooden dance floor!
All request dancing, all night!

Congregation Kehillath Israel
384 Harvard Street
Brookline MA 02446
Google map: http://goo.gl/zPN95

** $5 off admissions before 6.20pm **
Come in, warm up, and dance with the kids!

Admission $20 ($15 before 6.20pm)
(Children 13-17 and all students with ID -- only $10!
Children under 13 -- free!)

6.00pm - Kids dancing with instruction
6.45pm - Oldies (through the 70s)
7.45pm - Emtza Haderech (80s-90s)
9.00pm - Open dancing; anything goes!

For more information, or to volunteer, please contact us at:
marathon[at]bostonisraelidance[dot]com

** Every Monday - MonDance Israeli Dance Beginners Class

7.30-8.15pm, admission $5
Kehillath Israel (KI)
384 Harvard St, Brookline

Join our dance community after beginners to dance the dances you learn
and more!

8.15-11.15pm - Circles, lines, and partners
11.15pm-midnight - Partners

For more information, contact:
info[at]mon[dot]dance

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o More information:
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info[at]bostonisraelidance[dot]com

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Happy dancing!

Amitai

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