Wed. 11/13 - Dancing at JCDS starts at 7.30pm w/early partners

Amitai Lipton

[ test #2 2019-11-12 10:56 ]

Hi all,

TL;DR summary:
* 11/13 at JCDS; Programming: Jay
* $2 donation; 7.30pm early partners set, 8-11pm regular dancing
* Teach: Mima At Mefachedet (P)

Dancing this Wednesday, November 13, 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. Jay will be
programming. Mima At Mefachedet, Sharon Elkaslassy's partner 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

** 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!

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o Upcoming schedule:
11/20 - Eliana W.C.
11/27 - No GBID dance session [see below for marathon at KI!]
12/4 - Rina W.
12/11 - Katie H.
12/18 - Sara T.

o Directions to JCDS

JCDS - Boston's Jewish Community Day School
57 Stanley Ave
Watertown MA 02472
Google map:

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

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 possible 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:
MBTA Route 70/70A timetable:

o Dances taught in last two months (circle dances unless otherwise noted):
9/18 - Yahalomim, 2019, Michael Barzelai, taught by Sara T.
10/16 - Shuvi Lebeitech, 2019, Tamir Scherzer, taught by Eliana W.C.
11/13 - Mima At Mefachedet (partners), 2019, Sharon Elkaslassy, taught
by Sara T.


o Upcoming Boston-area events:

** 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:

** 11/17 (Sun.) - Israeli Dance Workshop with Eyal Ozeri [updated]

2.15–3.30pm - Basic/Intermediate Class
3.30-5.00pm - New Dance Class (from Karmiel and Ashdod festivals)
5.00-6.00pm - Open Dancing

AL/VFW building
386 Washington St
Brookline MA

For more information or to pre-register contact Annette at 617-738-5038
or AnnetteZrihen[at]gmail[dot]com.

Basic/Intermediate $8, New Dances $12 in advance.
At the door $10/$14.

** 11/27 (Wed.) - Boston Thanksgiving Israeli Dance Marathon

Social Hall at Congregation Kehillath Israel
384 Harvard St, Brookline MA 02446

It's back again this year! Join us to celebrate Erev (the night
before) Thanksgiving with your Israeli dance family! Beginning
at 8pm, we will dance a mix of circles, partners, and lines all
night long and make room in our bellies for our Thanksgiving
feasts the next day! Bring your requests!

Admission: $15

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

o Upcoming out-of-town events:

** 11/21-11/24 (Thu.-Sun.) - Nirkoda Bakerem

Join Aaron Alpert, Latishya Steele, Yaron Malichi, and Mitch Ginsburg
for an Israeli dance and wine tasting adventure in Sanger, CA.


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