Nostalgia Dances List

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NOSTALGIA DANCES YEAR/S COMMENTS ABOUT THE SONG OR DANCE
NOSTALGIA DANCES YEAR/S COMMENTS
100 Miles 1970 The song is "This World Today is a Mess" by Donna Hightower which was a hit in Europe in 1972. Written by Donna Hightower and Danny Daniel.
12 Hayerachim
(Shneim Asar Hayerachim)
1976, 1987 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
12 Ton
(Shteim Esreh Ton)
1986
16 Tons
(Sixteen Tons)
1973 Yoav Ashriel created a line dance to this iconic American song about the struggling life of a coal miner.
Written by Merle Travis, Tennessee Ernie Ford's version was number 1 on the US charts in 1955.
A Lidl 1977 Chassidic dance choreographed by Vienna-born Fred Berk.
Aba Ima 1985 There are 2 dances to this popular children's song before 1990.
Abanibi 1980, 1989 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
See words for explanation of the nonsense words. This won the 1978 Eurovision contest.
Ach Tov Le'israel 1985
Acharei Hashkiah Basadeh 1974 Iconic "Love of the Land" song by Israel’s Poet Laureate, Naomi Shemer.
Achat Saalti (Achat Shaalti) 1989 The words to this dance are read during Rosh Hashanah, Sukkot, and Shemini Atzeret . From the Bible – Psalms. See words and BIBLE PROJECT.
Achat Uletamid 1989
Achot Lanu Ktana 1979 From the Bible - Song of Songs. See words and BIBLE PROJECT. Appropriate for Passover
Achoti Haktana 1988
Achoti Kala 1979 Name of the song is "My Sister Bride" so good for a wedding.
Achshav 1941
Ad Bli Dai 1984 Winner of the 1981 Chassidic Song Festival.
Ad Halom 1988
Ad Hapaam Habaa (Lifnei Shnifradim) 1989
Ad Or Haboker 1969, 1970 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990. They reflect the spirit of the ealy pioneers who used to dance "Ad Or Haboker" (Till the Morning Light).
Ad Sheyafuach Yom 1962
Adama Admati 1957 Appropriate for Shavuot.
Adama Admati (Al Givot Sheikh Abrek) 1959, 1969 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990. Se'adia Amishai's dance is one of the 20 dances by 20 choreographers chosen to be danced by everyone at the 1st Karmiel festival.
Appropriate for Shavuot.
Adarim 1955 One of 10 dances in the 5th "Hava Nirkoda" booklet published by the Histadrut in Tel Aviv in 1957, edited by Gurit Kadman.
Adon Haslichot 1976 A part of Yom Kippur and Selichot services. See words.
Adon Olam 1984 A regular part of the daily and Sabbath prayers. See words for info. Appropriate for Shavuot.
Agadat Hamapuchit 1986 Russian music.
Agadelcha 1979 Poem by Rabbi Avraham Ibn Ezra written in the 12th century. Yemenite song.
Agadu 1977
Agala Im Sussa 1989
Agan Hayam Hatichon 1985
Ahava 1982
Ahava Atika 1978
Ahava Aza 1976
Ahava Bekachol 1982
Ahava Hi Perach (Haahava Hi Perach) 1982
Ahava Leylit 1984
Ahava Noshana 1986
Ahava Pshuta - Wh.Chair 1983 Choreographed for people in wheelchairs.
Ahava Pshuta (Yesh Li Ahava) 1983
Ahava Shelanu 1987
Ahava Tzeira (Chazara Lamutav) 1979
Ahavat Chayay 1983
Ahavat Hachayalim (Shir Ahava Chayali) 1983
Ahavat Hadassa 1953, 1973 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Rivka Sturman's dance is the 14th "Dance of the Month" - February 1959 by Merkaz Letarbut Ulechinuch. This dance is appropriate for Purim. Poem by Rabbi Shalom Shabazi written in the 17th century. Yemenite music.
Ahavat Poaley Habinyan 1981, 1987 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Ahavat Raaya(Ahavat Raayah) 1983 Poem by Rabbi Shalom Shabazi written in the 17th century. Yemenite words.
Ahavat Shaday 1987 Poem by Rabbi Shalom Shabazi written in the 17th century. Yemenite words.
Ahavat Shlomo Et Shulamit 1974
Ahavat Tzion (Shiru Na Hameshorerim) 1981
Ahavata Shel Theresa Dimon 1973 Lea Goldberg pretended she made the Hebrew translation of an ancient Italian Sonetto written by a married Italian lady, Theresa of Moun, who had a young lover. She wrote it when their love affair ended. There is no Theresa di Moun. She is Lea Goldberg's fictional character. See words.
Ahavatenu Hagdola 1987
Ahavtiha (Pitom Achshav, Pitom Hayom) 1985
Ahuvat Levavi 1989 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Ahuvi Chazor (Hilauyi Veyaheli) 1980 Yemenite song. See words for information.
Al Anfey Shita 1979, 1985 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990. Russian music.
Al Fuhara 1987
Al Gemali 1958, 1970 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Al Haderech (Shir Haderech) 1986 There are 3 dances to this song before 1990. Russian music.
Al Hadvash (Al Kol Ele) 1974, 1981, 1985 There are 3 dances to this song before 1990.
Al Ha'ir Afot Yonim (Teivat Vezimra Nifredet) 1983, 1984 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Al Hanisim 1982 The dance and music pertain to the first line of the special prayer recited on Purim or Chanukah. The body of the prayer has differentiation to specifically address Purim or Chanukah. See words.
Al Harim 1951, 1977 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Al Kanfey Hakesef 1970
Al Levavi 1983 Poem by Rabbi Shalom Shabazi written in the 17th century.
Al Na Tomar Li Shalom 1986
Al Sade Veyaar 1984
Al Sadenu (Shir Hasadeh) 1971 One of the 20 dances chosen to be danced by everyone at the 1st Karmiel festival. Appropriate for Shavuot.
Al Taavri Levad Yalda Barchof 1986
Al Take 1960
Al Telchi 1976
Al Tevatri 1985, 1987 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Al Tira 1952 The first 4 words are from the Bible. See words and BIBLE PROJECT.
Al Tira Israel (Yaakov Hatamim) 1983 Tells the Bible's story of Jacob working 7 years for Rachel, getting tricked into marrying Leah, and working another 7 for Rachel. See words and BIBLE PROJECT.
Al Tir'uni (Sheharhoret Mehanahal) 1950 One of 10 dances in the 4th "Hava Nirkoda" booklet published by the Histadrut in Tel Aviv in 1953, edited by Gurit Kadman.
From the Bible - Song of Songs. See words and BIBLE PROJECT. Appropriate for Passover
Al Yadil 1960
Aley Giva 1962 The hero remembered in the song is Joseph Trumpeldor.
Aley Shalechet 1985
Ali Li 1974
Almat Chen 1988
Am Segula 1960
Amalel Shir (Ayuma Behar Hamor) 1981 Poem by Rabbi Shalom Shabazi written in the 17th century.
Amru Li 1985
Ana Halach Dodech (Ana Pana Dodech) 1954 The 18th "Dance of the Month" - July 1959 by Merkaz Letarbut Ulechinuch. From the Bible - Song of Songs. See words and BIBLE PROJECT. Appropriate for Passover.
Ana Pana Dodech 1950 One of 10 dances in the 3rd "Hava Nirkoda" booklet published by the Histadrut in Tel Aviv in 1950, edited by Gurit Kadman. From the Bible - Song of Songs. See BIBLE PROJECT. Appropriate for Passover.
Anachnu Haroim 1984
Anachnu Nisharim Baaretz 1986, 1987 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Anachnu Olim Alayech Yerushalayim 1983
Anashim Ohavim Lashir 1984
Anashim Tovim 1982
Anavai 1977
Ani Chozer Habaita 1985, 1987 There are 3 dances to this song before 1990.
Ani Gedalia (Gedalia Reva Ish) 1978
Ani Ledodi 1955 From the Bible - Song of Songs. See words and BIBLE PROJECT. Appropriate for Passover.
Ani Ledodi Vedodi Li (Elul) 1988 From the Bible - Song of Songs. See BIBLE PROJECT. Appropriate for Passover.
Ani Li 1976
Ani Noseh Imi 1984
Ani Omedet Bamaagal 1930
Ani Oseh Li Manginot (Ani Oseh Manginot) 1979
Ani Veshiri 1986
Ani Veshimon Umoiz Hakatan 1988
Ani Zechariya (Zachariya Ben Ezra) 1987
Ani Zocher 1981
Anim Zmirot (Shir Hakavod) 1960 Written by Yehudah HeChasid, a 12th Century Kabbalist. Known as the "Song of Glory" it is a prayer sung at the end of Shabbat Musaf services, typically by a child.
Anshei Hageshem 1985 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Arava Arava (Shir Habokrim) 1968, 1980 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990. An Israeli Cowboy song.
Arbaim 1976
Ari Ara 1941 A dance game where one person in the center picks a partner to dance with.
Ariel 1988
Aromemcha 1952 One of 10 dances in the 4th "Hava Nirkoda" booklet published by the Histadrut in Tel Aviv in 1953, edited by Gurit Kadman.
From the Bible – Psalms. See words and BIBLE PROJECT. Part of the morning service.
Artza Alinu 1978 Appropriate for Tu Bishvat.
Artzi Artzi 1983 Russian music.
Ashbiacha (Kiria Yifefia) 1980 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Poem by Rabbi Shalom Shabazi written in the 17th century. Yemenite song.
Ashdod 1989
Ashira Ladonai 1945 Created for Passover Festival in Kibbutz Ein Harod. Performed at the 2nd Dalia Festival in 1947.
From the Bible. See words and BIBLE PROJECT.
Ashlayot 1962 Yemenite music.
Ashorer Shir 1986 Yemenite music.
Ashrei Ha'ish 1982 From the Bible – Psalms. See words and BIBLE PROJECT. Appropriate for Simchat Torah.
Ashreichem Israel 1978 A circle dance, though Yankele Levy says it can be also done in partners. Appropriate for Shavuot.
At Adama 1947, 1986 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990. Appropriate for Shavuot.
At Bat 16 (At Bat Sheshesree) 1987
At Bat Sheshesree (You're 16) 1989
At Vaani 1962
At Vaani Veharuach 1969, 1977 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990. Rivka Sturman's dance is for trios.
At Yafa 1982, 1988 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Ata Li Eretz 1986, 1989 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Atsei Hazaftzafot (Zer Shel Narkasim) 1970 Appropriate for Tu Bishvat.
Atsey Shitim Omdim 1989
Atzey Hagez 1974
Aval Machar Achazor 1989
Avi Avi 1980 From the Bible. See words and BIBLE PROJECT.
Avigail 1989
Avivim 1989
Avram Avinu (Avraham Avinu) 1981
Avre Tu 1983 Ladino song. See words for explanation.
Ayelet Ahavim 1979
Ayelet Chen 1975, 1976 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990. Israel Yakovee's dance is a partner mixer.
Poem by Rabbi Shalom Shabazi written in the 17th century.
Ayuma Behar Hamor 1983 Poem by Rabbi Shalom Shabazi written in the 17th century.
Az Titaneag 1989
Baah Menucha (Shir Ha'emek) 1978, 1980 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Baaliyati Sham Yafati 1988
Baaviv Tashuvi Chazara 1970 Music comes from France, words rewritten in Hebrew.
Baayara 1960
Bachafla 1988
Bachalom 1989
Bacholot 1988
Baderech Chazarah 1987
Baderech Efrata (Rachel) 1986
Baderech Latavor 1987
Baderech Yerushalayim 1989
Bagoren Beleyl Levana 1982
Bahazayot Hakesem 1982
Bakerem 1978
Bakramim 1978
Balada Lamaayan (Balada Al Mayan Veyam) 1983
Balaila Bachatsot 1984
Balaila Shekazeh 1978
Bamishol 1983
Bamsila Liver Sheva 1984
Bapardes Leyad Hashoket (Bapardes) 1983, 1984 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Barcha Lakibutz 1979
Barech Aleinu 1979 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Basadot Hayerukim (Sadot Yerukim) 1982, 1987 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Baschuna (Rosh Haayin) 1989
Bashana Habaah 1969, 1989 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
The song was used in EL Al commercials.
Bashvilim 1985
Basuka Shelanu 1988 Appropriate for Sukkot.
Bat Arad 1962, 1970 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Bat Chen 1989
Bat Hakarmel 1950 The 17th "Dance of the Month" - June, 1959 by Merkaz Letarbut Ulechinuch.
Bat Hamidbar 1984
Bat Harim 1954 Dedicated to the city of Haifa.
Bat Hazman 1979
Bat Shishim 1984 This song was written for Kibbutz Geva in honour of its 60th anniversary. In 2008 the Israeli government chose it as the official song to celebrate Israel's 60th.
Bat Teiyman (Sifri) 1970 Poem by Rabbi Shalom Shabazi written in the 17th century.
Bat Tzurim 1959 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990. Yoav Ashriel's is the 23rd "Dance of the Month" by Merkaz Letarbut Ulechinuch.
Bat Yiftach 1950 Shalom Hermon's 1st dance, probably the first where men and women have different steps. One of 10 dances in the 5th "Hava Nirkoda" booklet published by the Histadrut in Tel Aviv in 1957, edited by Gurit Kadman.
The song and dance were inspired by the Bible. See words and BIBLE PROJECT.
Bebor Atik Yomin (El Adamot Lechish) 1980
Bechatzar Harabbi 1969 Chassidic style dance.
Becherem Teyman (Al Tifchadi Tamar) 1979, 1985 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Be'er Basadeh 1950, 1956 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990. Rivka Sturman's is the 24th "Dance of the Month" by Merkaz Letarbut Ulechinuch.
Befundak Katan 1988 The song title and first line should be "Befundak" with an "f" sound. See words for details.
Beginat Prachim 1987
Behar Hagilboa 1980, 1986 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
The song refers to the death of King Saul (Sha'ul), first king of ancient Israel, who battled the Philistines on Mt. Gilboa. See words for full story.
Be'ikvotayich 1978, 1983 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Bein Broshim (Lifnot Erev) 1984
Bein Haanafim 1988
Bein Haeitzim 1984
Bein Harei Chevron (Agadat Hala) 1979
Bein Karmel Layam 1985
Bein Nehar Prat Vechidekel 1970 A dance for trios, may also be done as a partner dance. Based on the Arabic melody of "Qaduk al mayas". Appropriate for Purim.
Bein Shney Levavot 1980
Beit Avi (Bat Teyman) 1983
Beit Chalomotay 1960
Beleilot Afelim 1988
Belev Echad 1978, 1979 There are 3 dances to this song before 1990.
Belev Haleil 1983
Belev Hayaar 1976
Ben Ya 1989
Besabesi 1972 Yemenite music.
Besadeh Yarok 1985
Be'shalom Tevorchu 1980
Besheket Kim'at Besod 1980
Besof Ma'agal 1983
Betikva Lemachar 1980
Betof Utzlil 1974
Beyachad 1986
Bezochri Yamim Yamina 1979
Bifa'at Hakfar 1969, 1970 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Biglal Ha'ahava (Hakol Biglal Ha'ahava) 1987 Sung in the 1974 Oriental Song Festival.
Biglal Ha'ahavah 1965
Bim Bam Bom (Shnei Haverim Yatzeu Laderech) 1986
Bimdinat Hagamadim 1976
Bimtziltayim Uvetupim 1960
Bineot Mire'e (Bada Era'e Tzoni) 1980
Bintivey Avi 1978
Birkat Hamazon (Tsur Mishelo Achalnu) 1979
Bisde Tiltan (Pagashtich Bisde tiltan) 1985
Bisdot Beit Lechem 1960
Biti 1985
Bizchut Itzchak 1977
Bizchutam 1978
Bizchutam Kayam Haolam 1985
Blue Star 1987
Blues Lemadregot Haraban 1987
Bnot Gilad 1973
Bo Beshalom 1983 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Bo Dodi 1944 The 4th dance published in "Palestine Folk Dance Series" in 1946. Also one of 10 dances in the 3rd "Hava Nirkoda" booklet published by the Histadrut in Tel Aviv in 1950, edited by Gurit Kadman.
Bo El Hachatuna 1985 Name of the song is "Come to the Wedding".
Bo Elay 1981
Bo Elay (Hinach Yafa Ra'ayati) 1984
Bo Iti El Hagalil 1969
Bo Iti Lafestigal/a> 1989
Bo Lerio 1985
Bo Nered Lakerem 1974
Bo Shir Ivri 1985
Bocha Vetsocheket 1989
Boer Boer 1987
Bo'i Ima 1979 Originally a Russian song "Za Okoshkom Svetu Malo".
Bo'i Kala 1987 Name of the song is "Come Bride" so good for a wedding.
Bo'i Malkah 1981
Bo'i Na'ara 1978
Bo'i Nashuv El Hatango 1984
Bo'i Tamah 1969
Bo'i Yalda 1969
Bona Habanot 1947 One of 10 dances in the 4th "Hava Nirkoda" booklet published by the Histadrut in Tel Aviv in 1953, edited by Gurit Kadman.
Bonim Sukkah 1988 Appropriate for Sukkot.
Bosmat 1980 The dance was created in honor of Moshiko's first grandchild, Bosmat.
Bo'u Bo'u 1986
Bo'u B'ou Yeladim 1989
Bo'u Nashir Le'eretz Yafa 1987 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Bo'u Venashir 1987, 1988 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Brit Hashnayim (Hachnasat Chatan Vekala) 1986 Name of the song is "Covenant of the Two" or "Entrances of the Bride and Groom" so good for a wedding.
Broigez Tanz 1960 Chassidic style dance to a Yiddish song.
Buchara Hayafah 1978, 1984 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990. Bucharian music.
Cha Cha Mo (Rebeca) 1960
Chabibi 1987
Chad Mecherev (Shibolim) 1961
Chag Asor (Shir Lechag Ha'asor) 1958 Created for Israel's 10th Independence Day Festival.
Chag Hagez 1959
Chag Li 1981
Chag Purim 1960, 1978, 1989 There are 3 dances to this song before 1990.
Purim is a festive day in the Jewish holiday calendar. This song was written to a traditional melody.
Chag Yovel 1974, 1986 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990. Won 3rd Prize in the 1973 Children's Song Festival. The song lists many locations in Israel from north to south.
Chagigat Aviv 1978
Chagigat Moledet 1981
Chai 1981, 1983, 1988 There are 3 dances to this song before 1990.
This was Israel’s entry in the 1983 Eurovision contest
Chaki Li (Harkia Hashvie) 1989
Chalom Nifla 1983
Chalom Utfila 1987
Chalomot 1978
Chanaleh Hitbalbelah 1979 This song was rewritten many times. See words for a full explanation.
Chanita 1982
Chanukah O Chanukah 1960 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Appropriate for Chanukah.
Chapes Oti (Machboim) 1982
Chasakeh 1984, 1985 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Chassene Tanz 1973 Chassidic style wedding dance to a Chassidic nigun.
Chassidic Dance 1948 Chassidic style dance.
Chassidic Gestures 1977 Chassidic dance choreographed by Vienna-born Fred Berk has no steps, only hand motions.
Chassidic Melodies 1969 Chassidic style dance to Chassidic nigunim.
Chatan Vekala 1979 Name of the song is "Bride and Groom" so good for a wedding.
Chatuna 1987 Name of the song is "Wedding".
Chavatzelet Sharonim 1981
Chaychi Li Bashirim 1984
Chazara Lamutav 1976 Originally a partner mixer dance.
Chedvat Neurim 1980, 1984 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990. Shlomo Maman's dance is a partner mixer.
Cheil Parashim 1977, 1989 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990. Russian music.
Chemdati 1958, 1977, 1986 There are 3 dances to this song before 1990.
Chen Hatal 1988
Cherkessiya 1941 Music from Circassia (aka Georgia). Often done as a follow-the-leader dance to improvised steps.
Cherkessiya Kfulah 1948 Music from Circassia (aka Georgia). The steps depict horses.
Chevley Mashiach 1982, 1987 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Chily 1987 Yemenite music.
Chiribim 1960 Chassidic style dance to a Yiddish song. Some versions of the words are by Rabbi Shlomo Alkabetz written in the 16th century.
Chiyuchim Baboker 1983
Chof Shaket 1977
Chofesh 1983
Chofim 1979
Chofshi Umeushar 1979
Cholot Midbar (Tiul Leyli) 1980, 1989 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Chorshat Ha'ecalyptus 1981, 1984 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Chushu Achim Chushu 1949
Circle From Sarid 1948 One of 10 dances in the 1st "Hava Nirkoda" booklet published by the Histadrut in Tel Aviv in 1949, edited by Gurit Kadman.
Da'asa 1974 Yemenite song. A women's dance.
Da'ase 1978 Yemenite song. A women's dance.
Daber Elay Bifrachim 1972, 1979 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Dancing Fool (Hello Dolly) 1982 The song is "Hello Dolly" written by Jerry Herman, made famous by Louis Armstrong.
David Hamelech Ba Lamesiba 1984
David Melech Israel 1960 From the Talmud. See words and BIBLE PROJECT.
Davka 1944
Dayagim 1961 Yoav Ashriel's dance was a performance only, never became a folk dance.
Dayagim (Shir Dayagim) 1955 Shalom Hermon's dance was popular in America long before it became so in Israel.
Dayenu 1960, 1981 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Appropriate for Passover.
Debka 1941 One of 10 dances in the 2nd "Hava Nirkoda" booklet published by the Histadrut in Tel Aviv in 1949, edited by Gurit Kadman.
Debka Argaman 1988
Debka Ayil 1976
Debka Beduit 1959
Debka Bnot Hakfar 1969, 1970, 1971 There are 3 dances to this song before 1990.
Debka Chabibi 1975
Debka Chag 1965
Debka Chayim 1979 Created in memory of Chaim Gazuli. From the Bible. See BIBLE PROJECT.
Debka Chida 1977
Debka Dalia 1958 Sometimes people sing the words of Ma Tovu to this melody.
Debka Daluna 1959 Arabic melody.
Debka Dassa 1969
Debka David 1989
Debka Dayagim 1955 Reportedly the most popular Israeli dance in Japan in 1963. See article. One of the 20 dances chosen to be danced by everyone at the 1st Karmiel festival. The 31st "Dance of the Month" - 1961 by Merkaz Letarbut Ulechinuch.
Debka Debka (Debka Meshuleshet) 1948
Debka Dor 1986
Debka Dror (Dror Yikra) 1987 Poem by Dunash ibn Labrat written in the 10th century. Sung on Shabbat.
Debka Druz 1958 The 11th "Dance of the Month" - March 1958 by Merkaz Letarbut Ulechinuch.
Debka El Arish 1974
Debka Esh (Esh) 1961
Debka Gilboa 1947 Danced at the 1951 Dalia Festival. One of 10 dances in the 4th "Hava Nirkoda" booklet published by the Histadrut in Tel Aviv in 1953, edited by Gurit Kadman.
Inspired by the Bible. See BIBLE PROJECT.
Debka Gur 1976
Debka Habanim (Bedaliyat El Carmel) 1976
Debka Habotzrim 1963
Debka Hachamor 1954 The 3rd "Dance of the Month" - April 1957 by Merkaz Letarbut Ulechinuch. Inspired by the Bible. See words and BIBLE PROJECT.
Debka Hakef 1974
Debka Halel 1949 One of the 20 dances chosen to be danced by everyone at the 1st Karmiel festival.
Debka Haro'im 1979
Debka Hashalom 1968
Debka Idan 1983
Debka Irit (Simchat Hakatsir) 1972
Debka Kafrit (Debka Majnun) 1962
Debka Karmiel 1988
Debka Katsir (Debka Hakatsir) 1959
Debka Kna'an 1959 Danced while holding the belt of the person on your left. R hand is free, lifting higher and higher with each step.
Debka Kurdit 1959
Debka La'adama 1959, 1964 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Originally choreographed for people of 65 so was mostly walking steps. Yankele Levy later changed the second part to make it more for all dancers. See article.
Debka La'emek 1975
Debka Lahat (Mechol Halahat) 1968
Debka Ledavid 1989
Debka Levanonit 1982
Debka Leyakir 1981, 1984 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Debka Li'el 1989
Debka Magen 1974
Debka Medabeket 1989
Debka Medura 1989
Debka Merachef Baru'ach (Merachef Baru'ach) 1989
Debka Michal 1987
Debka Migdal 1977
Debka Mimuna (Mimuna) 1988
Debka Musa 1989
Debka Ofarim 1980
Debka Or Chayim 1984
Debka Oud 1970, 1972 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Debka Oz 1976
Debka Pshuta 1989
Debka Ra'am 1976
Debka Rafiach 1946 Rafiach was a prison in Gaza run by the British where Jews were kept before statehood. See words. One of 10 dances in the 3rd "Hava Nirkoda" booklet published by the Histadrut in Tel Aviv in 1950, edited by Gurit Kadman.
Debka Ramot 1986
Debka Ru'ach 1989
Debka Ruth 1981
Debka Shachar (Shiru, Shiru) 1984
Debka Skayo 1970
Debka Snir 1985
Debka Tzlil 1976
Debka Uriah (Debkat Habir) 1959 Named for Moshiko's son Uriah. The song is called Debkat Habir.
Debka Vered 1964
Debkat Ha'amelim 1985
Debkat Haruach (Ma Yavi Ito Haru'ach) 1989
Derech Eretz Hashaked 1988
Derech Yeshana 1982
Dilam Bazan 1986
Dodi Dodi (Dodi Tzach Ve'adom) 1950 One of 10 dances in the 5th "Hava Nirkoda" booklet published by the Histadrut in Tel Aviv in 1957, edited by Gurit Kadman.
From the Bible - Song of Songs. See words and BIBLE PROJECT. Appropriate for Passover. A partner mixer dance.
Dodi Li 1948 Rivka Sturman choreographed this and Iti Milvanon for kibutzniks to dance to instead of the tango. See article. It is interesting how she could create a dance with 3 parts and a chorus with identical steps except for 5 counts in the middle of each.
One of 10 dances in the third "Hava Nirokoda" booklet published by the Histadrut in Tel Aviv in 1950, edited by Gurit Kadman.
From the Bible - Song of Songs. See BIBLE PROJECT. Appropriate for Passover.
Dodi Tzach Va'adom 1957
Doharim Susim (Al Gdt Hadnyeper) 1987 Russian music.
Double Hora 1977
Drishat Shalom (Ru'ach Yam) 1985
Dror Yikra 1965, 1970 There are 3 dances to this song before 1990. ELiyahu Gamliel's dance is one of the 20 dances chosen to be danced by everyone at the 1st Karmiel festival.
Poem by Dunash ibn Labrat written in the 10th century. Sung on Shabbat. Moshiko's dance is a partner mixer dance.
Dugit 1982 Russian music.
Dunday 1947
Dunyah Dunyah 1980
Eden 1984 Yemenite music.
Egley Tal 1984
Eh Oh 1981
Eheye Asher Eheye 1980, 1982 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Poem by Rabbi Shalom Shabazi written in the 17th century. Yemenite song.
Eich Af Hazman 1984
Eich Pitom 1986
Ein Adir 1960
Ein Li Ish Milvadi 1988
Einayich Yonim 1985
Einech Yechola 1988
Eipi Tombi (Halochem) 1976
Eizeh Eizeh Erev (Kama Tov) 1985 Poem by Rabbi Shalom Shabazi written in the 17th century. Yemenite words.
Eizo Medina 1987
Eizo Shemesh Mevorechet (Shir Lechet) 1986
El Adon 1988 A Shabbat morning prayer. See words.
El Ali (Debka El Ali) 1983
El Borot Hamayim 1985
El Ginat Egoz 1944 Danced at the 1951 Dalia Festival. One of the 20 dances chosen to be danced by everyone at the 1st Karmiel festival. One of 10 dances in the 3rd "Hava Nirkoda" booklet published by the Histadrut in Tel Aviv in 1950, edited by Gurit Kadman.
From the Bible - Song of Songs. See BIBLE PROJECT. Appropriate for Passover.
El Ha'ayin 1976 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
El Haderech 1982
El Hagan 1976
El Hakramim 1950
El Hanachal 1979, 1984 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
El Hapeleg 1976 Russian music.
El Harahat 1944 Created for the children of Kibbutz Ein Harod for a Shearing Festival.
El Midbari 1977
El'ad Yarad El Hayarden 1979
Elayich Hatama 1989
Elef Neshikot 1986
Elef Shir 1977
Ele Chamda Libi 1970 Chassidic style dance. Raaya Spivak's dance is a partner mixer.
Elem Vesusato (Haelem Vesusato) 1956
Eliyahu Hanavi 1968 Appropriate for Passover. A part of Havdalah, the service that ends Shabbat.
Emek Haprachim 1978
Emek Sheli 1977
Emet O Hova 1981, 1985 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
En De Troua - Hamesiba 1970
En Den Dino 1987 The chorus is essentially nonsense words. See words.
Eretz Ahuva 1986 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
The song by Avihu Medinah won the 1975 Oriental Song Festival. See words.
Eretz Eretz (Eretz) 1974
Eretz Hatsabar 1986
Eretz Israel 1986, 1988 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Eretz Israel Yafah 1980, 1982 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Eretz Lanu 1988
Eretz Mezameret 1988
Eretz Tropit Yafa (Yeash Li) 1961
Eretz Zavat Chalav 1958, 1977 There are 3 dances to this song before 1990. Eliyahu Gamliel's dance is the 13th "Dance of the Month" - by Merkaz Letarbut Ulechinuch.
From the Bible in 12 different places. See words and BIBLE PROJECT. Appropriate for Passover, Tu Bishvat and Shavuot.
Erev Ba 1960 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Winner of the 1960 Israel Song Festival.
Gurit Kadman told Yoav Ashriel it would not work as a circle dance. Rivka Sturman withdrew her dance as Yoav’s was much more popular. She did it later to "Kvar Acharei Chatzot."
Erev Ka'itz Veyonim 1989
Erev Nigunim 1987
Erev Rad Al Kfar 1975
Erev Shach 1951, 1980, 1989 There are 3 dances to this song before 1990.
Erev Shel Shoshanim (Yarus) 1960, 1966, 1970, 1971, 1976 There are 5 dances to this song before 1990.
Eliyahu Gamliel’s dance "Yarus" is sung in Armenian.
Erev Shuk 1987
Erev Tov 1977
Esh Ali 1968
Esh Vazemer 1980
Eshal Elohai 1974, 1984 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Poem by Rabbi Shalom Shabazi written in the 17th century. Yemenite song. AKA Geulim.
Eshkolit 1947, 1980 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Eshmera Shabbat (Shir Shabbat) 1987 Poem by  Rabbi Avraham Ibn Ezra written in the 12th century. Appropriate for Shabbat.
Et Dodim Kala 1959, 1975 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Poem by Rabbi Shalom Shabazi written in the 17th century. Yemenite song. From the Bible - Song of Songs. See words and BIBLE PROJECT. Appropriate for Passover.
Et Hageshem (Anachnu Lo Tzrichim) 1983
Et Kashet Li Be'abaya (Abaya)
1959
Et Lintoa 1977
Et Ratson 1988 Yemenite song.
Eten Bamidbar 1957 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
This was Yankele Levy's 1 st dance and was difficult to teach so he simplied the 2 nd part. From the Bible. See words and BIBLE PROJECT. Appropriate for Tu Bishvat.
Etz Harimon 1948, 1972 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990. Gurit Kadman's adaptation is one of 10 dances in the 3rd "Hava Nirkoda" booklet published by the Histadrut in Tel Aviv in 1950, edited by Gurit Kadman.
Appropriate for Tu Bishvat.
Etz Hashikma 1988
Etz Hatapuach 1986 Russian music.
Etzleinu Bachatzer (Orchim Lakayitz) 1983
Ey Hatal 1957 The 2nd "Dance of the Month" - March 1957 by Merkaz Letarbut Ulechinuch.
Ez Vakeves 1952, 1967 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Yoav Ashriel's dance was one of the 1st where men and women have different steps. See article. It was the 7th "Dance of the Month" - September 1957 by Merkaz Letarbut Ulechinuch.
Festi Festival 1987
Finjan 1977
Freylach(Freylach Lidl) 1971, 1987 There are 3 dances to this song before 1990.
Chassidic style dance.
Ga'aguay Chalom 1982
Ga'aguim 1971 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Moshiko originally choreographed it as a circle - partner mixer, danced C-P-C-new P-etc. Then it became a circle dance with the same steps. One of the 20 dances chosen to be danced by everyone at the 1st Karmiel festival.
Galby 1959 This song was written 30 years ago by Yemenite poet and singer Aharon Amram. It starts "My heart loves freedom, don't stop me from being free". See words.
Galei Hamizrach 1989
Gan Hashikmim 1981
Gan Naul 1974
Gan Naul (Ahava Gan Naul Hi) 1989 Sung in the 1971 Oriental Song Festival.
Gan Sagur 1988
Ganenu 1986
Garzona 1985
Geshem Bo 1988
Geshem Yored 1977
Gesher Tzar Meod 1984 Appropriate for Shavuot.
Geulim (Esheal Elohay) 1970 Poem by Rabbi Shalom Shabazi written in the 17th century. Yemenite song.
Geveret Shocolada 1988
Gilu Hagalilim 1969
Gogli Gogli 1973
Going Down To Cairo 1986 This is an old bluegrass song, also known as "Goodbye Liza Jane" or "Black Them Boots". Cairo is a town in the American state of Illinois.
Golani Sheli 1988 In Karmiel Dance Festival 1988.
Goren (Hagoren) 1942 Performed at the 1st Dalia festival 1944. The 5th dance published in "Palestine Folk Dance Series" in 1946. Also one of 10 dances in the 3rd "Hava Nirkoda" booklet published by the Histadrut in Tel Aviv in 1950, edited by Gurit Kadman.
Gozi Li 1949
Gvanim 1978 One of the 20 dances chosen to be danced by everyone at the 1st Karmiel festival.
Ha'alma 1988
Ha'amini Yom Yavo 1989
Ha'ankor 1978
Habakashot 1972
Habatim Shenigmeru Leyad 1985
Habet Bi Ahuvi 1988
Habiti Mi Chazar 1986
Hach Baregel 1977
Hach Basela (Al Hasela) 1974
Hachaticha Merechov Panorama (Rechov Panorama) 1987
Hachatuna 1971, 1978 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Name of the song is "The Wedding".
Hachayal Sheli Chazar 1971
Hachayim Hayafim 1988
Hachilazon 1989
Hachinanit 1970 Steps are Chabanim (Chaban is a city in Yemen).
Hachnisini Tachat Knafech 1979
Hacholmim Achar Hashemesh 1985
Hadarim 1971, 1972 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Hadegel Sheli 1988
Haderech Aruka 1964
Haderech El Hakfar (Baderech El Hakfar) 1986
Hadorchim Baga'at 1982
Hadov Hatzahov 1978
Hadrat Chatanim 1989 Yemenite song. Name of the song is "Splendor of Bridegrooms" so good for a wedding.
Hadudaim 1966 From the Bible. See BIBLE PROJECT. Appropriate for Passover.
Haduni 1985
Ha'emek Hu Chalom 1980
Hafanana 1980
Hafinjan 1985 "Finjan" is an Arabic name for an old type of coffeepot, held by its long handle over an open flame. See words.
Hagashashim 1970
Hagavi'a 1970
Hageshem 1988
Hagitara 1969
Hagivah Porachat 1979
Hagolah Hashkula 1945
Hagvaot Hakchulot 1981, 1986 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Hahafsaka Hagdola 1988
Hahar Hayarok 1980 Appropriate for Tu Bishvat.
Hahelech 1959
Ha'im Amru Lach Pa'am 1984
Ha'ir Be'afor 1968, 1970 There are 3 dances to this song before 1990.
Hajiveret (Tsur Manati) 1984 Yemenite song.
Hakanadi (Rikud Hakanadi) 1973
Hakerem 1981
Hakinor Hane'eman 1987
Hakochav (Saper Li Kochav) 1986
Hakol Beseder 1983
Hakol Biglal Ha'ahava 1965
Hakormim 1950, 1955, 1977 There are 3 dances to this song before 1990.
Hakotzrim 1940 This is a Nowegian dance "Ruggen". One of 10 dances in the 2nd "Hava Nirkoda" booklet published by the Histadrut in Tel Aviv in 1949, edited by Gurit Kadman.
Haktantana Hismika (Tzipor Hayofi) 1976, 1989 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990. Ladino song.
Halaila 1979
Halaila Bachatzot 1984
Halaila Holech Basderot 1985
Halaila Tov Le'ahava (Laila Tov Le'ahava) 1983
Halel Haleluya (Haleluya) 1989
Halelot Bichna'an 1988 In Karmiel Dance Festival 1988.
Halelu 1972 Partially from the Bible – Psalms. See words and BIBLE PROJECT.
Haleluya 1980, 1981 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
This was Israel’s entry in the 1979 Eurovision contest
Haleluya Legal 1984
Halicha (Walk - Holiday Rap) 1987
Hamalach Hatov Yofi'a 1987 Winner of the 1971 Oriental Song Festival.
Hamangina Hayeshana (Zo Otah Hamanginah) 1989
Hamangina Sheli 1978
Hamashiach 1979
Hamavdil 1974, 1989 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Ladino melody. Words are from Havdalah, the service that ends Shabbat.
Hamazalot 1975
Hame'amrim 1964
Hame'antezet 1983
Hamechazrim 1972 Ladino song.
Hamecholelet 1961
Hamishpacha Sheli 1987
Hamoaviyah 1981
Hamshorer 1988
Hana'ava Babanot 1953, 1955, 1957, 1979 There are 4 dances to this song before 1990.
Hanava 1988
Haneshama (Ma Ma Ma!) 1989
Haneurim Ha'avudim 1987
Hanigun 1985
Hanigun Shebalev 1988
Hanitzan Hu Perach 1987
Hanoded 1948 One of 10 dances in the 2nd "Hava Nirkoda" booklet published by the Histadrut in Tel Aviv in 1949, edited by Gurit Kadman.
Hanokdim (Shir Hanokdim) 1957
Haparpar (Parpar) 1973
Hapaytan (Tikvot Yamai) 1981
Haperach Begani 1982
Hapilpel (Rak Halaila) 1984
Har Hatsofim (Meal Pisgat Har Hatsofim) 1980
Har Vakar 1947 One of 10 dances in the 1st "Hava Nirkoda" booklet published by the Histadrut in Tel Aviv in 1949, edited by Gurit Kadman.
Harabbi Elimelech (Der Rebe Elimelech) 1971 Chassidic style dance to a Yiddish song.
Harabbi Holech 1968
Harakevet 1985, 1989 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Harbi Tovech 1989
Hardufim 1986
Harechov Hagadol 1987
Harimon 1950 One of the 20 dances chosen to be danced by everyone at the 1st Karmiel festival. Original perfomance dance was done carrying pomegranites. Harimon means "the pomegranite."
Harishut 1957, 1969, 1972 There are 3 dances to this song before 1990. Yemenite song.
Harmonica 1945 One of 10 dances in the 2nd "Hava Nirkoda" booklet published by the Histadrut in Tel Aviv in 1949, edited by Gurit Kadman.
Haroah Haktanah (Haroe Min Hagai) 1959 One of the 20 dances chosen to be danced by everyone at the 1st Karmiel festival. The 20th "Dance of the Month" by Merkaz Letarbut Ulechinuch.
Haroeh Bashoshanim 1986
Haroeh Bashoshanim (David Yafeh Einayim) 1987
Hasapico Iti 1969
Hasapico Mahir 1966
Hasapico Mozart 1985
Hasapico Ton Dromo 1980
Hashachar 1962, 1963 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Hashemesh Tizrach La'ahava 1986
Hashevach La'el 1988 Yemenite song.
Hashir Sheli 1972
Hashkediot 1976 Ladino song. Appropriate for Shavuot.
Hashkediya Porachat 1978 Ladino song. Appropriate for Shavuot.
Hashkiya Basedeh (Acharei Hashkiya Basedeh) 1986
Hashoshana Porachat 1975 Ladino song. Appropriate for Shavuot.
Hashrika 1984
Hashual (Shual) 1950 29 counts to the first part of the music.
Hatango Sheli (Habalada Al Tonio) 1988
Hatishma Koli 1977 The faster song was Israeli astronaut Ilan Ramon's wake-up call on the space shuttle Columbia.
Hatishmach Lashay (Shai) 1986
Hatustus (Pushbike Song) 1971 An Australian song, number one in 1971 charts.
Hatzrif Hakatan 1987
Hatzrif Haraua (Hatzrif Hakatan) 1985
Hatzsiltsulim 1989
Ha'ud Sheli 1980
Hava Levenim 1977
Hava Nagila 1954, 1957, 1960, 1968 There are 4 dances to this song before 1990.
Hava Nashira (Bo'u Venashira) 1989
Hava Netze Bemachol 1945 One of 10 dances in the 5th "Hava Nirokoda" booklet published by the Histadrut in Tel Aviv in 1957, edited by Gurit Kadman. Appropriate for Purim.
Have Alenu 1988
Havu Lanu Yayin 1948
Havu Zemer 1964
Haya Zeh Basadeh 1948
Hayafa Banashim 1983
Hayamim Hem Yafim (Yamim Yafim) 1969
Hayoshevet Baganim 1957, 1959, 1961, 1972 There are 4 dances to this song before 1990.
From the Bible - Song of Songs. See words and BIBLE PROJECT. Appropriate for Passover.
Hayu Yamim Chaver (Shuli Haor) 1986 Originally a Russian song "Dorogoj Dlinnoju" well known in English as "Those Were the Days."
Hazebrah 1989
Hazevuv Vehazira 1969
Hazorim Bedimah 1958 From the Bible – Psalms. See words and BIBLE PROJECT. Appropriate for Sukkot and Tu Bishvat.
Hazvuv Vehatsirah 1972
Hed Kolech 1987
Heichan Ahuvi (Ahuv Libi) 1984
Hen Yerunan 1948 The 1st"Dance of the Month" - February 1957 by Merkaz Letarbut Ulechinuch.
Hevenu Shalom Aleichem 1960, 1978, 1989 There are 3 dances to this song before 1990.
Hey Yo Ya 1976
Heyi Shalom Yaldonet 1988
Hi Rokedet 1989
Hinach Yafah Rayatti 1966 From the Bible - Song of Songs. See words and BIBLE PROJECT. Appropriate for Passover.
Hineh Achalela 1953
Hineh Hastav Avar 1980 From the Bible - Song of Songs. See words and BIBLE PROJECT. Appropriate for Passover.
Hineh Lanu Nigun Yesh 1969 Dance is done in sets of 4, changing opposite couple every time.
Hineh Lo Yanum 1970, 1977 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990. Chassidic style dance.
From the Bible – Psalms. See words and BIBLE PROJECT.
Hineh Ma Tov 1950 Rivka Sturman's dance is one of 10 dances in the 4th "Hava Nirokoda" booklet published by the Histadrut in Tel Aviv in 1953, edited by Gurit Kadman.
From the Bible – Psalms. See words and BIBLE PROJECT.
Hineh Yamim Ba'im 1983
Hipo Hipi 1978
Histovevi 1947 A partner mixer.
Hit The Road Jack 1969 Written by Percy Mayfield, Ray Charles's recording was number 1 in US charts, 3 in Australia, 6 in UK in 1961.
Hitahavti Bazemer (Yo M'namori D'un Aire) 1978, 1989 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990. Ladino song.
Hitrag'ut 1973, 1984 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990. Ladino song.
Hoi Artzi Moladeti 1979
Holech Uva (Ya Sala'am) 1988, 1989 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Hopa Hey 1972, 1989 There are 3 dances to this song before 1990.
Rivka Sturman's dance is for trios.
Hora 1979, 1982 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
This was Israel’s entry in the 1982 Eurovision contest
Hora Agadati 1924 Originally choreographed to a Moldavian folk tune. Read the story behind the dance.The 1st dance published in " Palestine Folk Dance Series" in 1946. Also one of 10 dances in the 2nd "Hava Nirkoda" booklet published by the Histadrut in Tel Aviv in 1949, edited by Gurit Kadman.
Hora Am Echad 1989
Hora Arabi (Debka Hora) 1929 Supposedly the first Arabic debka adopted by Israelis.
Hora Aviva 1978
Hora Bialik 1962 Chassidic style dance to a Chassidic nigun.
Hora Chadasha 1974
Hora Chadera 1972 Chassidic style dance.
Hora Chasidit 1966 Chassidic style dance to a Chassidic nigun. This is actually the same as Hora Uru Na.
Hora Chatunah (Shir Hahatunah) 1989 Name of the song is "The Wedding Song".
Hora Chefer 1959
Hora Chemed 1971
Hora Eilat (Haderech Le'Eliat) 1953
Hora Emanuel 1986
Hora Galil (Hora HaGalil) 1960
Hora Gesher (Gesher Bailey) 1988
Hora Gilad 1984
Hora Habikah (Nahal Na'aran) 1972
Hora Hava Nagila 1965
Hora He'achzut 1978
Hora Israel (Ein Kvar Derech Chazara) 1981 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Hora Itim (Itim) 1989
Hora Klila 1989
Hora Kochav 1988
Hora La'emek (Ilu) 1985
Hora Mamtera (Sovi Mamtera) 1949 Was created when the Histadrut wanted to celebrate the opening of the National Water Carrier.
Hora Mechona 1967
Hora Medley 1962
Hora Medura 1963 One of the 20 dances chosen to be danced by everyone at the 1st Karmiel festival.
Hora Merchavia 1974
Hora Meyasdim 1978 One of the few horas that is a partner dance.
Hora Michal 1974
Hora Moledet (Hey Hopa) 1987
Hora Nadav 1988
Hora Nahalal (Mishtamet Tamid Hayiti) 1989
Hora Neurim 1957 One of the few horas that is a partner dance. Dance is 2x in part 2. When Fred Berk recorded it for Tikva they needed more time on the record and Ami Gilad suggested playing it 3 times instead.
Hora Nirkoda 1958 The 16th"Dance of the Month" - May 1959 by Merkaz Letarbut Ulechinuch.
Hora Nitgaber 1981
Hora Ofri (Shir Hahatuna) 1988 Name of the song is "The Wedding Song".
Hora Or 1971
Hora Oz 1978
Hora Pa'am (Pa'am Pa'am Pa'am) 1985
Hora Perach (Moher Prachim) 1980 Yemenite song.
Hora Secharchoret (Lo Al Shecher) 1972 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990. In Karmiel Dance Festival 1988. One of the few horas that is a partner dance.
Hora Sfaradit (Hora Gil) 1987
Hora Shalhevet 1982, 1988 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Hora Shalom 1983
Hora So'eret 1980
Hora Tz'chok (Shir Hatzhok) 1974
Hora Uru Na 1958 Rivka Sturman's attempt to create a pure Israeli Hora. This is actually the same as Hora Chasidit.
Hora Yam (Ilu) 1984
Hora Yamit 1959
Hora Yayin 1982 Appropriate for Purim.
Hora Yehudit 1986
Hora Yerushalayim (Lashanan Haba'a) 1971
Hora Zemer (Hem Bazemer Haze) 1984
Horoscope 1989
Hosa Hosa 1974
Hoshet Yad Lashalom 1978
Hulu 1987
Ichulim 1988
If I Had A Hammer 1972
Ilu Kol Ha'ohavim 1975
Ilu Tziporim 1982,1983 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Music comes from France, See words rewritten in Hebrew.
Im Ata Tzair Balev 1988
Im Ba'arazim 1945 One of 10 dances in the 2nd "Hava Nirkoda" booklet published by the Histadrut in Tel Aviv in 1949, edited by Gurit Kadman. From the Talmud. See BIBLE PROJECT.
Im Eshkachech Yerushalayim 1985 From the Bible – Psalms. See words and BIBLE PROJECT.
Im Eshmera Shabbat 1989 Poem by Rabbi Shalom Shabazi written in the 16th century. Yemenite song. Appropriate for Shabbat.
Im Hashachar 1957, 1960 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Margolit Oved's dance was choreographed for the Inbal Dance Theter. It is one of 10 dances in the 5th "Hava Nirkoda" booklet published by the Histadrut in Tel Aviv in 1957, edited by Gurit Kadman.Yemenite style. Appropriate for Purim.
Im Hupalnu 1946 A dance of defiance in response to the sinking of the ship MV Struma in 1942. One of 10 dances in the 4th "Hava Nirkoda" booklet published by the Histadrut in Tel Aviv in 1953, edited by Gurit Kadman.
Im Lo Ted'i Lach 1973, 1987 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
From the Bible - Song of Songs. See BIBLE PROJECT. Appropriate for Passover.
Im Ninalu 1975, 1976 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990. The first half of Israel Yakovee's dance is to the song "Yom Ezkerah Cheti."
Poem by Rabbi Shalom Shabazi written in the 16th century. Yemenite song.
Im Rak Tavoi 1977
Im Tagidu 1984, 1988 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Im Telchi 1986
I'm Walking 1987 The original 1957 song by Fats Domimo and Dave Bartholomew was number 1 on the American R&B chart and 4 on the pop singles.
Ima 1987
Ima Adama (Adama) 1988
Imi Imi 1973
Imri Hapa'am Ken (Ken Ken) 1986
Inbalim 1957 The 5th "Dance of the Month" - July 1957 by Merkaz Letarbut Ulechinuch.
Ir Levana 1978
Irisim 1986
Israeli Disco 1976
Itach Biladaich 1973
Iti Milvanon 1949 Rivka Sturman choreographed this and Dodi Li for kibutzniks to dance to instead of the tango. See article. One of 10 dances in the 3rd "Hava Nirkoda" booklet published by the Histadrut in Tel Aviv in 1950, edited by Gurit Kadman.
From the Bible - Song of Songs. See words and BIBLE PROJECT. Appropriate for Passover.
Jambo (Kulam Halechu Lajumbo) 1988
Jeti Li 1987
Joshua 1968 Danced while holding the belts of the 2 people next to you. From the Bible. See words and BIBLE PROJECT. Appropriate for Passover and Simchat Torah.
Kach Holchim Hashotlim 1978
Kacha Nerakeda 1960
Kad El Kad 1978
Kafe Oh Te 1986
Kafri 1986
Kalanit 1979
Kalu Raglayim (Hi Nirkoda) 1958 One of the 20 dances chosen to be danced by everyone at the 1st Karmiel festival. The 19th "Dance of the Month" - August 1959 by Merkaz Letarbut Ulechinuch.
Kan Badarom 1974 One of the 20 dances chosen to be danced by everyone at the 1st Karmiel festival.
Kan Beyti 1987
Karabambuli 1972
Karambuli 1969 Very similar to Yesh Lanu Taish, 2 lines facing each other with one couple dancing down and up.
Karir Yaldati 1984
Kayitz Al Ha'ir (Kayitz Ehad Shel Osher) 1984
Ke'agadat Rivka 1954
Ken Bakodesh 1976
Ken Ken (Imri Hapa'am Ken) 1986
Ken Latzipor 1981, 1986 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990. Gurit Kadman's dance is one of 10 dances in the 2nd "Hava Nirkoda" booklet published by the Histadrut in Tel Aviv in 1949, edited by Gurit Kadman.
Ken Yovdu 1948 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990. Gurit Kadman.'s dance is one of 10 dances in the 2nd "Hava Nirkoda" booklet published by the Histadrut in Tel Aviv in 1949, edited by Gurit Kadman.
A Victory dance, it depicts the determinbation to defend Israel from invaders. From the Talmud. See words and BIBLE PROJECT.
Keren Or (Keren Or Chama) 1982
Keren Shachar (Keren Ya'ar) 1989
Kesem Al Yam Kineret 1987 Russian music.
Keshenavo (Shekshenavo) 1986
Keshoshana Bein Hachochim 1960 From the Bible - Song of Songs. See words and BIBLE PROJECT. Appropriate for Passover.
Kessem Hamizrach 1985
Kessem Shir 1988
Kfar Beteman 1976
Ki Avad Asher Avar 1985 Russian music.
Ki Eshmera 1971 Poem by Rabbi Avraham Ibn Ezra written in the 12th century. Ladino music. Appropriate for Shabbat.
Ki Eshmera Shabbat 1986
Ki Hivshilu Eshkolot 1968
Ki Mi Tziyon 1967 Blessing For Taking Out The Torah.
From the Bible. See words and BIBLE PROJECT.
Ki Rav Lehoshi'a 1978, 1979 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Ki Tavou El Haaretz 1958, 1978 There are 3 dances to this song before 1990.
From the Bible – Psalms. See words and BIBLE PROJECT. Yemenite music. Rivka Sturman created her dance for Tu Bishvat. Also appropriate for Sukkot.
Ki Tinam 1954
Kichlot Yeyni 1977
Kineret 1984
Kinor David 1973
Kirya 1969
Kirya Yefefiya 1970, 1978 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Poem by Rabbi Shalom Shabazi written in the 16th century. Yemenite song.
Kismei Shaul (Shaul Veba'alat Ha'ov) 1982 Adapted from the Bible. See words and BIBLE PROJECT.
Kisufim 1960, 1971 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990. Moshiko's dance is a partner mixer dance.
Kivsahti 1989
Kleizmer 1970 Chassidic style dance to a Chassidic nigun.
Klilat Hod 1982 Yemenite music.
Kmo Balada 1985
Kmo She'at 1987, 1988 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Kmo Tfila (Mimoshe Ve'ad Mochamad) 1984
Kmo Tzo'ani 1985
Kmo Yayin 1989
Kochav Batchelet 1988
Kochav Ne'elam 1988
Kol Dodi 1944, 1946, 1962 There are 3 dances to this song before 1990.
Sara Levi's dance was peformed at the 1st Dalia Festival in 1944.
Rivka Surman's dance is one of 10 dances in the 4th "Hava Nirkoda" booklet published by the Histadrut in Tel Aviv in 1953, edited by Gurit Kadman.
From the Bible - Song of Songs. See words and BIBLE PROJECT. Appropriate for Passover.
Kol Echad 1988
Kol Haderech Chazara 1988
Kol Hadror (Kumi Tzei) 1978
Kol Hakavod 1977 Song was sung by Yehoram Gaon in the play and movie "Kazablan." See words.
Kol Haneshama 1981 From the Bible – Psalms. See words and BIBLE PROJECT.
Kol Hatov Haya Sheli 1987
Kol Nedarai 1988
Kol Rina Vishu'a 1969, 1973 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
From the Bible – Psalms. See words and BIBLE PROJECT. Appropriate for 7 holidays.
Kol Yom Matchila Shana 1982 Appropriate for Rosh Hashanah.
Kolot Hashomron 1979
Koreh Hazemer 1980 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990
Korim Lanu Lalechet 1972
Kovah Shel Kash 1980
Kshe'at Omeret Lo 1984 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Kshe'hashemesh Ola 1974
Kulanu Bamitzad (El Haderech) 1986 Russian music.
Kulanu Yad Beyad (Ba'ahava Nichbosh Et Haolam) 1987
Kum Bachur Atzel 1969
Kum Vehitalech Ba'aretz 1986
Kuma Echa 1945 One of the 20 dances chosen to be danced by everyone at the 1st Karmiel festival. One of 10 dances in the 2nd "Hava Nirkoda" booklet published by the Histadrut in Tel Aviv in 1949, edited by Gurit Kadman.
Kumi Lach (Ra'ayati) 1985
Kumi Ori 1958, 1988 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
From the Bible. See words and BIBLE PROJECT.
Kumi Tzei 1973
Kumi Veneitze 1980
Kumu Vena'aleh 1989 Sung in the 1975 Oriental Song Festival.
Kuni Lemel (Shnei Kuni Lemel) 1966 Chassidic style dance to a Yiddish song. Appropriate for Purim.
Kutonet Pasim (Kutnot Pasim) 1985
Kvar Acharei Chatzot 1964, 1970 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Rivka Sturman used her steps to her Erev Ba for this.
La Bamba (Yom Sababah) 1986
Lach 1989
Lach Hashir 1985
Lach Yerushalayim 1966, 1968 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Dani Dassa's dance expresses the burst of joy at reaching the Kotel (Western Wall) which your hands touch in the last part of the dance.
Lacha Hashir 1985
Ladilah 1986
Ladino 1981 Ladino song.
Lakotzrim Heidad 1940 One of 10 dances in the 4th "Hava Nirkoda" booklet published by the Histadrut in Tel Aviv in 1953, edited by Gurit Kadman. Appropriate for Sukkot.
Lakum Vela'amod 1989
Lalechet Shevi Acharayich 1989 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Lama Lidog Hayom 1979, 1985, 1988 There are 3 dances to this song before 1990.
Lama Lo Ra'iti 1973 Ladino song.
Lama Zeh Tivki 1989 Ladino song.
Lamenatze'ach(Lamenatze'ach Shir Mizmor) 1964, 1968, 1972 There are 3 dances to this song before 1990. Rivka Sturman's dance is for trios.
From the Bible – Psalms. See words and BIBLE PROJECT.
Lamidbar (Lech Lamidbar) 1952
Laner Velivsamim 1976 Poem by Rabbi Shalom Shabazi written in the 17th century about Havdalah.
Lanu Hakoach 1958 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Lashafan Yesh Bayit 1978
Lashana Haba'ah 1960 Appropriate for Rosh Hashanahand Passover.
Lashir Al Hakineret (Gam Ani Rotze Lashir Al Hak) 1980
Lashir Itach 1985
Lashir Yalda 1981
Lashuv El Hasamba (Samaba Carnaval) 1984
Latsafon Be'ahava 1987
Layalda Baya'ar 1977
Layil Ba (Kibui Orot) 1969
Layla Baarava 1976
Layla Badarom 1985
Layla Bekahir 1972, 1983
Layla Layla 1983 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Layla Ratov 1981
Layla Tov 1986, 1989 There are 3 dances to this song before 1990.
Layla Zoher 1987
Le'achad Hachayalim 1986
Le'an Noshevet Haruach 1960 Original dance had 4 parts. Rivka Sturman changed it to 2 in the late 60's.
Le'artzenu Ba'aviv 1969
Le'artzi Be'ahava (At Va'ani Noladnu Betashach) 1986
Le'artzi Yesh Yom Huledet 1978, 1979 There are 3 dances to this song before 1990.
Le'atzmi Bilvad 1985
Lech Lamidbar (Lamidbar) 1979
Lech Lech Lamidbar 1950
Lech Lisfat Hayam 1986
Lecha Dodi 1984, 1989 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Poem by Rabbi Shlomo Alkabetz written in the 16th century. Sung on Erev Shabbat.
Lecha Ve'alecha (Tzemer) 1985
Lechayei Ha'am Hazeh 1988
Lechayim 1987
Lechol Adam Kochav 1988
Lechol Adam Yesh Shir 1985
Lechu Neranena (Shir Shabbat) 1983 Appropriate for Shabbat.
Lefelach Harimon 1980 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990
Poem by Rabbi Shalom Shabazi written in the 16th century. Yemenite song.
Le'Heachzut Ktana 1983
Leil Aviv 1986
Leil Emesh 1982, 1984 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Leil Galil 1977
Leil Stav 1982
Lema'an Achai 1985 Ladino song. From the Bible – Psalms. See words and BIBLE PROJECT.
Lema'an Tzion 1973 Sung in the 1971 Chassidic Song Festival. From the Bible. See words and BIBLE PROJECT.
Lema'ana 1964
Lemepalsei Netivot 1988
Lemoladeti 1979
Leor Chiyuchech 1953 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Shalom Hermon's dance was created in 1953 for the Independence Day Parade in Haifa. See article.
Leorech Hashdera 1983
Leorech Hatayelet 1988 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Levad Yoshevet 1985
Levav Enosh 1981
Li Lach 1969, 1970 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Sung in the 1971 Oriental Song Festival. Music was much later used for the dance "Wai Wai Wai."
Li Velach 1975
Li Zamri Moledet 1987
Lichvod Hachanukah 1978 Appropriate for Chanukah.
Lifnot Erev (Bein Broshim) 1978
Li'hiyot Itach 1988
Likrat Kalah (Likrat Shabbat) 1971 Poem by Rabbi Shlomo Alkabetz written in the 16th century. Sung on Erev Shabbat.
Likrat Shabbat (Lecha Dodi) 1955 The 12th "Dance of the Month" - April 1958 by Merkaz Letarbut Ulechinuch. Poem by Rabbi Shlomo Alkabetz written in the 16th century. Sung on Erev Shabbat.
Lirkod Barechov (Dancing In The Street) 1988 An American song.
Lirushalayim 1983
Lirushalayim (Li Yerushalayim Ircha) 1978
Lital 1980
Livavtini 1970 From the Bible - Song of Songs. See words and BIBLE PROJECT. Appropriate for Passover.
Livshuna Oz 1948 One of 10 dances in the 1st "Hava Nirkoda" booklet published by the Histadrut in Tel Aviv in 1949, edited by Gurit Kadman.
Lo Lakachat Lalev 1983
Lo Na'atzor 1982
Lo Nafsik Lashir (Anachnu Lo Nafsik Lashir) 1982
Lo Nevater 1987
Lo Nutka Hashalshelet 1976
Lo Pa'am Baka'itz 1983
Lo Sharti Lach Artzi 1980, 1986 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Lo Uchal Bli Michal 1981
Lo Zeh Hayom 1989
Ma Avarech 1970, 1977 There are 3 dances to this song before 1990.
Ma Navu 1956, 1962 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
From the Bible. See words and BIBLE PROJECT.
Ma Nishar Li 1987
Ma Notzetz 1984
Ma Shihiye (Lemi Ichpat MaYehie) 1986
Ma Tov 1988 Originally a Russian song.
Ma Yafim Haleilot Bikna'an 1988 In Karmiel Dance Festival 1988.
Mabrouka 1977
Machar 1964 A dance for trios.
Machmad Levavi 1977 Steps are Chabanim (Chaban is a city in Yemen).
Machol Ha'ohavim 1978
Machol Lashalom (Ani Nishba) 1989
Machrozet Chasidit 1955
Madam Ruber 1970
Magafayim (Hora Magafayim) 1983
Makhela Aliza 1978
Malchut Hachermon 1982
Maleh Kos Yayin Adom 1985
Malibu 1988
Malkat Haksamim 1988
Malkat Ksamim 1981
Malkhutcha 1986
Malu Asameinu Bar 1953, 1968 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990. Zeev Chavatzelet's dance is a partner mixer.
Has the feeling of thankfulness for the harvest. Appropriate for Sukkot.
Manginat Hadror (Shir Hamagen Vehameri) 1979
Manginot 1981
Maoz (Maoz Chor Nina) 1977 Incorrectly attributed to Dani Dassa. The record label says "Maoz - Chor - Nina". This was a shorthand as the dance notes say " Dance: Nina Girvetz".
Marganit (Ho Marganit) 1985
Marhaba 1974
Marina - Wh.Chair 1987 Choreographed for people in wheelchairs.
Marina (Buba Buba) 1987
Marlen 1985
Marsh Hadayagim 1979
Marsh Lachablan 1987
Marsh Meron 1987
Mashehu Ahavti (Ma Haperach) 1987
Masoret 1983 Chassidic style dance to a Chassidic nigun.
Maya 1988
Mayim Besason 1958 From the Bible. See words and BIBLE PROJECT. Appropriate for Passover. Part of Havdalah, the service that ends Shabbat.
Mayim Ledavid(Mayim Ledavid Hamelech)a> 1970, 1973 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Inspired by the Bible. See words and BIBLE PROJECT.
Mayim Mayim 1937 Performed at the 1st Dalia Festival in 1944. The 3rd dance published in "Palestine Folk Dance Series" in 1946. Also one of 10 dances in the 2nd "Hava Nirkoda" booklet published by the Histadrut in Tel Aviv in 1949, edited by Gurit Kadman.
From the Bible. See words and BIBLE PROJECT. Appropriate for Passover. Part of Havdalah, the service that ends Shabbat.
Mazal Tov 1964
Mazalot 1978
Me'achorey Hahar 1976
Me'ayin Tavo'ah Shiri 1983
Mechol Bracha 1978 Israel Yakovee dedicated this to his mother. Women's Yemenite dance.
Mechol Dalia 1964
Mechol Giborim 1978
Mechol Ha'aviv (Debka Ha'aviv) 1975
Mechol Hacherev 1976
Mechol Hadayagim (Shir Hadayagim) 1956
Mechol Hadvash (Dvash) 1969
Mechol Hagat 1951, 1969 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Yardena Cohen's dance was danced at the 1951 Dalia Festival. It has since been simplified and became a circle dance.
Mechol Hakerem (Mechol Hayain) 1956
Mechol Halahat 1963
Mechol Hamezeg (Shir Hamezeg) 1983
Mechol Hamitpachat 1976
Mechol Hane'arot 1970
Mechol Hanoar 1955 Choreographed for Israel's Independence Day Festival. One of 10 dances in the 5th "Hava Nirkoda" booklet published by the Histadrut in Tel Aviv in 1957, edited by Gurit Kadman.
Mechol Haparashim 1989
Mechol Haperach (Li Hinach Tevel Vemeloa) 1975
Mechol Hashabbat (Ki Eshmera Shabbat) 1973 Poem by Rabbi Avraham Ibn Ezra written in the 12th century. Ladino music. Appropriate for Shabbat.
Mechol Hashnayim 1976
Mechol Hayayin 1956
Mechol Ovadya 1944 One of 10 dances in the 1st "Hava Nirkoda" booklet published by the Histadrut in Tel Aviv in 1949, edited by Gurit Kadman.
Me'emek Legivah (Shtu Adarim) 1955
Me'ever Lanahar 1972
Megadim Lere'I 1950
Megared Li (Harikud Haskandanavi) 1979
Merachef Baru'ach 1986
Merkava 1972
Meshirey Eretz Ahavati 1988
Mezare Israel 1952, 1957 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990. Gurit Kadman's dance is for trios. Both dances are in the 5th "Hava Nirkoda" booklet published by the Histadrut in Tel Aviv in 1957, edited by Gurit Kadman.
From the Bible. See words and BIBLE PROJECT. Appropriate for Rosh Hashanah.
Mi Barechev Mi Baregel 1964, 1977 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Mi Ha'ish 1979 From the Bible – Psalms. See words and BIBLE PROJECT.
Mi Kamocha 1982 From the Bible. See words and BIBLE PROJECT. Appropriate for Passover.
Mi Li Yiten 1962, 1975 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990. Yemenite music.
Mi Yemalel 1989 Appropriate for Chanukah.
Mi Yitneni Of (Shirat Hanoded) 1961
Mi Yivneh Bayit 1964 A partner mixer dance.
Michtav Ahava 1981, 1988 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Midbar 1980 Yemenite music.
Migdalor 1981
Milev El Lev 1983
Mischak Purim 1986
Misgav 1968
Mishal (Debka Mishal) 1971 Dance in part one has 7 steps repeated while music has 6.
Mishehu Holech Tamid Iti 1984, 1986 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Mishehu Shar Bamidbar 1987
Mish'ol Hapere (Mitpatel Misholey Hapere) 1970 Russian music.
Mitachat Le'etz Hashikma 1983
Mitof Letof (Debka Mitof Letof) 1989
Mitzva Tanz (Rikud Mitzva) 1971 Chassidic style dance to a Chassidic nigun.
Mizmor LeDavid 1984 From the Bible – Psalms. See words and BIBLE PROJECT.
Mizmor Lenichochei Chatzir 1985
Mizmor Leshabbat 1989 Appropriate for Shabbat.
Mizmor Shabbat 1982 Appropriate for Shabbat.
Mizmor Shir (Tov Lehodot) 1980 From the Bible – Psalms. See words and BIBLE PROJECT.
Mizrach Ma'arav 1970
Mocher Prachim (Hora Perach) 1973 Yemenite song. A dance for trios.
Mor 1985 Moshiko created for a grandson.
Mor Vekinamon (Achoti Ruchama) 1989
Mori (Hamori) 1988 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Mori Se'adia 1989
Mul Har Sinai 1969 Song was written 2 days before the 1956 War. See words for full story.
Muzica (Musica Nisheret) 1980, 1986 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Na'aleh Na'aleh 1986
Na'ama 1982, 1983, 1984 There are 3 dances to this song before 1990.
Na'aneh La'el 1984 Yemenite music.
Na'arah 1970
Na'arah Mamash Otzar 1989
Na'arah Ushmah Kinneret 1985
Na'ari Ahuvi 1989
Na'ari Shuva Elay 1987
Nad Ilan (Tapuch Hinani) 1958, 1972 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990. Appropriate for Tu Bishvat.
Nad Ned (Nadneda) 1989 Appropriate for Tu Bishvat.
Nafshi Homa (Debka Esh) 1978
Nagen Li Yarden 1985
Nagila Beoz 1986
Nagni Gitara 1986
Naomi (Ani Cholem Al Neomi) 1970 There are 3 dances to this song before 1990.
Winner of the 1st World Popular Song Festival in Tokyo, 1970.
Nasser Mechake Le Rabin 1968
Natati Etz 1987
Ne'achez Bechol Mishlat 1953
Negev Shelanu 1956
Neima Tajikit 1978 Bucharian music. A partner mixer dance.
Neot Midbar 1964
Nesader Ma'agal Gadol 1988
Neshika Shel Esh 1988
Neshikot Ahava 1989
Netafim 1989
Neurey Zahav 1987
Nevatim 1985
Nevel Mizahav 1984
Nigun 1960, 1973 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Chassidic style dance. The music is Kol Rina.
Nigun Atik (Zemer Atik) 1956 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Originally done as a circle and partner dance, danced C-P-C-P-etc.
Nigun Balev 1987
Nigun Chassidim 1985
Nigun Nigunim 1973
Nigunim 1977, 1980 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Niguno Shel Berel 1985
Niguno Shel Uri 1986
Niguno Shel Yossi 1959 Originally choreographed as a circle - partner mixer, danced C-new P-new P-C-new P-new P-etc.
Nirkod Nishkach 1988
Nitzaney Shalom 1960
Nitzanim Niru Va'aretz 1952, 1970, 1972 There are 4 dances to this song before 1990. Tzvi Fridhaber's dance is one of the 20 dances chosen to be danced by everyone at the 1st Karmiel festival.
From the Bible - Song of Songs. See words and BIBLE PROJECT. Appropriate for Passover. Sara Levi also had a dance at the 1st Dalia Festival in 1944 that did not become a folk dance.
Nofim 1974
Noladeti Lashalom 1978, 1980
Noladeti Lashalom 1978, 1980, 1987 There are 3 dances to this song before 1990.
Numi Numi 1976
O Tarzan 1985
Od Lo Ahavti Dai 1977 One of the 20 dances chosen to be danced by everyone at the 1st Karmiel festival.
Od Nagia 1984, 1989 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Od Nashuv Machar 1986
Od Yishamah 1975 Sung in the 1972 Chassidic Song Festival. From the Bible. See words and BIBLE PROJECT. One of the seven wedding blessings.
Odcha Ki Anitani 1979 Originally a partner mixer dance. Appropriate for 7 holidays.
Odeh Lecha 1988
Odeh Ya 1989
Ofra 1983
Ohevet Samba (Carnival) 1987
Olam Chadash 1988
Oleh Oleh 1989
Oleh Oleh 1989 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Omrim Yeshna Eretz 1978
Oneg Shabbat 1978 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Sung in the 1972 Oriental Song Festival.
Oneg Shabbat (Shir Shabat) 1976 Poem by Rabbi Avraham Ibn Ezra written in the 12th century. Appropriate for Shabbat.
Or 1988 Naomi Shemer wrote this for Shoshana Damari for her appearance at the Karmiel Dance Festival.
Or Chavatzalot 1946 Created for the children of Ein Harod. The 1st children's dance to include the Yemenite step. Based on a Babylonian Jewish tune.
Or Veyerushalayim 1980
Orianna 1985
Oseh Shalom (Haose Shalom) 1972
Otach 1981
Ovrim Yamim 1969 Rivka Sturman intended the 2nd part to be improvised.
Oy Yossel Yossel 1976 Chassidic style dance.
Ozi Vezimrat Ya (Uzi) 1946 One of 10 dances in the 3rd "Hava Nirkoda" booklet published by the Histadrut in Tel Aviv in 1950, edited by Gurit Kadman.
From the Bible. See words and BIBLE PROJECT. Appropriate for 7 holidays.
Ozreni El Chay 1979 Yemenite music.
Pa'am Achat 1941
Pa'am Achat (Haya Zeh Basadeh) 1948
Pa'am Hayu Sham Prachim 1985
Pa'amey Aviv 1984
Pam Pam (Shiru Lashemesh) 1974
Pana Hageshem 1953
Panas Bashalechet 1979
Parach Begani Haperach 1987
Parcha Yaldati (Parcha Baruach) 1989
Pashtu Kvassim (Petzach Bezemer) 1953
Pata Pata 1978 A South African song by Miriam Makeba. Shalom Amar's dance is not the world-wide known line dance.
Patch Dance 1948, 1958 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Chassidic style dance to a Yiddish song.
Perach Bamidbar 1988
Perach Begani 1980
Perach Halilach 1979, 1980 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Perach Miyadech 1988
Perach Yayin 1987
Perach Zahav 1985
Pidjamot Meshi 1961
Pil Pilon 1978 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Pilpilon 1988
Pirchey Gani 1987
Pitchi Et Hatris 1985 Ladino song.
Pitchu Et Kol HaChalonot 1981
Pitom Achshav, Pitom Hayom 1979
Pitom Ani Same'ach 1976
Pizmon Chozer (Kasach) 1982
Pizmon Ha'agudah (Himnon Haguda) 1975 Yemenite music.
Po Vasham 1987
Ptzach Bezemer (Pashtu Kvasim) 1955 One of 10 dances in the 5th "Hava Nirkoda" booklet published by the Histadrut in Tel Aviv in 1957, edited by Gurit Kadman.
Puki 1989
Pundak Ha'ahava (Bepundak Ha'ahava) 1987
Rachamim 1985 Rachamim is a man's name and also means Mercy. See words.
Rachel 1977, 1979 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990
Rad Halaila 1969, 1981 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Raiti Bachalom 1983 Poem by Rabbi Shalom Shabazi written in the 17th century. Yemenite words.
Rak Be Israel 1982
Rak Hahatchalah 1987
Rakefet 1956, 1960, 1981 There are 4 dances to this song before 1990.
Appropriate for Tu Bishvat.
Rakevet Laila Lekahir 1986
Ramaya 1987
Ranenu 1978
Rebecca 1988
Rechavia 1986
Rechev Esh 1987
Rei'ach Hadas 1985 Poem by Rabbi Shalom Shabazi written in the 17th century. Yemenite words.
Rei'ach Tapuach Odem Shani 1963, 1972 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Reidat Adama 1973
Remez 1989 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Renanim 1984
Reshet Hashvilim (Lechad Hahayalim) 1978
Rikud Chassidi 1976
Rikud Eileen 1987
Rikud Hachatuna 1974 Name of the song is "The Wedding Dance".
Rikud Hacowboy 1989
Rikud Hakad (La'ahuvi Asiti Kad) 1961 Bucharian music.
Rikud Hamasechot 1986
Rikud Harabi 1978
Rikud Hashabbat 1978 Appropriate for Shabbat.
Rikud Hashalom (Hamilchamah Ha'achronah) 1980
Rikud Hatayalim (Bimtsataim Uvtupim) 1949 A partner mixer dance. One of 10 dances in the 1st "Hava Nirkoda" booklet published by the Histadrut in Tel Aviv in 1949, edited by Gurit Kadman.
Rikud Hazugot 1948
Rikud Lekabalat Shabbat (Lecha Dodi) 1977 Poem by Rabbi Shlomo Alkabetz written in the 16th century. Sung on Erev Shabbat.
Rikud Lishnayim 1984
Rikud Mitzva 1969
Rikud Same'ach 1977, 1986 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Rina 1989
Rodef Smalot 1984
Roeh Veroah 1951, 1961, 1973 There are 3 dances to this song before 1990
Leah Bergstein's dance was danced at the 1951 Dalia Festival.
Romansero Tel Aviv 1985
Rona 1987
Rondo Lepurim 1987
Roni Bat Tzion 1972 From the Bible. See words and BIBLE PROJECT.
Roni Vesimchi Bat Tsion 1969 From the Bible. See words and BIBLE PROJECT.
Ronu Bashamayim 1979
Ronu Tzadikim 1976
Rosh Ha'ayin 1987
Rosh Katan 1986
Rov Brachot (Rav Brachot) 1958 One of the 20 dances chosen to be danced by everyone at the 1st Karmiel festival. The 10th "Dance of the Month" - January 1958 by Merkaz Letarbut Ulechinuch. Appropriate for Sukkot.
Roza Roza 1979
Ruach Atzuv 1984, 1988 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990. Russian music.
Ruach Marokait (Ma Yavi Ito Haru'ach) 1989
Ruach Stav 1988
Ruach Tzfonit (Ruach Tsfonit, Ruch Deromit) 1985 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Ruach Va'esh (Sanie Cu Zurgalai) 1988
Ruti 1983 Russian music.
Rutzi Shmulik 1974
Saba Piccolino 1988
Sadot Shebaemek 1978
Sa'eni Betof 1987
Sa'eni Imcha Bemachol 1987
Saenu (Lamidbar Sa'einu) 1970 The part of the dance going in (li li li li li) signifies the tinkling of the bells around the camel's neck.
Saharoret 1980
Salach (Mashi'ach Hazaken) 1970 This was the most popular song from the classic 1964 Israeli movie"Sallah." See words. Moshe Eskayo's dance is a partner mixer.
Salach Shabati (Mashi'ach Hazaken) 1982 This was the most popular song from the classic 1964 Israeli movie"Sallah." See words.
Saleinu (Saleinu Al K'Tefeinu) 1989 Appropriate for Shavuot.
Samba Beduit 1987
Samba Bishnayim 1989
Same'ach Al Halev (Tze Hasiman) 1987, 1988 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Sapari (Bat Teyman) 1970 Poem by Rabbi Shalom Shabazi written in the 17th century. Yemenite song.
Saper Li Kochav 1978
Sapri Tama 1968 Yemenite song.
Sar Hamemuneh 1978, 1979, 1980 There are 3 dances to this song before 1990.
Poem by Rabbi Shalom Shabazi written in the 17th century. Yemenite song.
Seh Ugdi 1944
Se'i Yona 1970, 1974 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Poem by Rabbi Shalom Shabazi written in the 17th century. Yemenite song.
Serenada Lach 1987
Serenada Le'ada 1986
Sevivon 1960
Sevivon Sov Sov Sov 1978
Sfinat Hazichronot 1988
Shababe 1983
Shabbat Malka 1974 The song to Motti Elfasy's dance was sung in the 1975 Oriental Song Festival. Appropriate for Shabbat.
Shabbat Matana 1980 Appropriate for Shabbat.
Shabbat Menucha 1983 Poem by Rabbi Shalom Shabazi written in the 17th century. Appropriate for Shabbat.
Shabbat Re'im (Dror Yikra) 1982 Sung on Shabbat.
Shabechi Yerushalayim 1984
Shachar Ya'ir 1980
Shai Lerachel 1985
Shalechet Avi 1988
Shalechet Balev 1987
Shaliach Ratz Barechov 1988 An American song by Junior Walker and the Allstars that was in the top 20 in US and UK in 1966.
Shalom 1974
Shalom Al Israel 1968, 1979 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Shalom Lach Eretz Nehederet 1980
Shalom Leven Dodi 1986
Shalom Levo Shabbat 1969 Poem by Rabbi Shalom Shabazi written in the 17th century. Yemenite music. Appropriate for Shabbat.
Shalom Shabazi 1987
Shalosh Ahavotay 1978
Shalosh Tzatzafot 1988
Shalosh Veod Shalosh 1977
Shalvat Ha'emek 1978
Sham Be'eretz Israel 1947
Sham Harei Golan (Kineret) 1971
Sharm A Sheich 1968, 1969 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Written after the Six Day War.
Shav Ani Ela'ich 1985
Shav El Admati 1981, 1985 There are 3 dances to this song before 1990.
Shavnu (Shir Hameah) 1983
Shayara Shelanu 1966
Shayeret Harochvim 1979 Entire dance is done with bent knees to symbolize horsemen riding.
Shecharchoret 1971
Shechora Ani (Shchora Venava) 1985 From the Bible - Song of Songs. See words and BIBLE PROJECT. Appropriate for Passover.
Shechunat Shabazi 1986
Shedemati 1975, 1985 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
A farmer's prayer. Dani Dassa's dance has movements of farming and prayer in it.
Shehashemesh Ta'avor Alay 1986
Sheleg Al Iri (Pirot Hamisha Asar) 1974, 1978 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Shelo Le'ehov Otach 1986
Shemesh Bashamayim 1988
Shemesh Layam Shoka'at 1988 In Karmiel Dance Festival 1988. Russian music.
Shemesh Ola 1987
Sher (Simchat Chasidim) 1978
Sherele 1930 Eastern European Jewish square dance danced at weddings. Arranged by Gurit Kadman for the 1st Dalia Festival in 1944. The 2nd dance published in "Palestine Folk Dance Series" in 1946. Also one
Sherele (Adaptation) 1948 Eastern European Jewish square dance danced at weddings. Arranged by Gurit Kadman. One of 10 dances in the 2nd "Hava Nirkoda" booklet published by the Histadrut in Tel Aviv in 1949, edited by Gurit Kadman.
Shev Itanu Beafula 1988
Shevach La'el 1983 Yemenite song.
Shevet Achim (Hineh Ma Tov) 1973
Shibolet Basade 1955, 1956, 1959 There are 3 dances to this song before 1990. Yonatan Karmon's dance is the 22nd "Dance of the Month" by Merkaz Letarbut Ulechinuch.
Shiboley Paz 1968, 1969 There are 3 dances to this song before 1990.
Shibolim (Chad Mecherev) 1961
Shigaon Ha'ahava (Sajani) 1983
Shime'u Shime'u 1971
Shimri Li Al Hamangina 1979
Shim'u Achai 1988
Shim'u Shim'u 1961
Shir Ahava Bedu'i 1980
Shir Ahava chayali 1983
Shir Al Etz (Al Haderech Etz Omed) 1983 Translation from Yiddish song "Oyfn Veig Shteyt A Boym". See words. In Brazil, this is danced every year on Tu Bishvat.
Shir Al Re'i 1978 The song is about lieutenant colonel Moshe Peles (Stampler) who put the Israeli flag on the Kotel (The Western Wall). See words for more.
Shir Argaman (Shir Shalehet Aduma) 1984
Shir Eres Negbi 1980
Shir Eretz 1984
Shir Hachatuna 1974 Name of the song is "The Wedding Song".
Shir Hachatuna (Hora Chatuna) 1981 Name of the song is "The Wedding Song".
Shir Hagalil 1976
Shir Hahaflaga (Mechol Hahaflaga) 1977
Shir Hakad (Hakad) 1969
Shir Hamoral 1988
Shir Hashayarah (Shuv Yotzeh Hazemer) 1988
Shir Hashirim 1977, 1983 There are 3 dances to this song before 1990.
From the Bible - Song of Songs. See words and BIBLE PROJECT. Appropriate for Passover.
Shir Hashuk 1984
Shir Hayona 1977
Shir Klulot (Achoti Kala) 1981 Sung in the 1973 Israel Song Festival.
Shir Lach 1986
Shir La'emek 1980
Shir Lakerem 1978
Shir Lashalom 1968 Prime Minister Yitzchak Rabin sang this just before he was assasinated.
Shir Lashcharchoret (Lashcharchoret) 1988
Shir Lehe'achzut Ktana 1983
Shir Lema'anech 1989
Shir Me Abba (Simanim Shel Derech) 1988
Shir Milev Bokea 1989
Shir Mizmor 1979
Shir Mizmor (Lamnatzeach Shir Mizmor) 1982
Shir Oleh Me'emek 1980, 1988 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Shir Preyda 1983
Shir Roim 1985
Shir Same'ach 1962, 1973, 1974, 1976 There are 4 dances to this song before 1990.
Shir Shabbat 1984 Poem by Rabbi Avraham Ibn Ezra written in the 12th century. Appropriate for Shabbat.
Shir Shalechet Aduma (Shir Argaman) 1981
Shir Shir 1948
Shir Stav 1969
Shir Todah 1950 Created for kibbutz agricultural festivals.
Shir Zmirot (Adon Hakol) 1983 Poem by Rabbi Shalom Shabazi written in the 17th century. Yemenite music.
Shirat Hanoar (Shira Hanoar) 1981
Shiri 1984
Shiri Li Achoti 1975, 1981 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Shiri Li Gitara 1987
Shiri Li Kineret 1982
Shiri Nehederet 1983
Shirim Ashorer 1989
Shiro Shel Aba (Yibaneh Hamikdash) 1969 Appropriate for Yom Yerushalayim.
Shiru Hashir 1955, 1959 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Shiru Ladonai 1977
Shiru Shir Chadash 1979
Shiru Shir Lashirim 1987
Shiru Shiru 1977
Shivti (Game) 1980
Shkeydim Vetzimukim (Pgishah Leh Ein Ketz) 1989
Shki'a 1980
Shki'a Bamidbar 1980
Shlomit Bona Suka 1986 Appropriate for Sukkot.
Shlosha Tranim La'oniya (Mifrasei Tzachav) 1987
Shma Ha'el 1978 Poem by Rabbi Shalom Shabazi written in the 17th century. Yemenite music.
Shma Israel 1977 The Shma is a prayer that is recited at least twice daily. From the Bible. See words and BIBLE PROJECT.
Shma Legeshem (Hineh Geshem Ba) 1975
Shmulke's Nigun 1974
Shnat Tvua Chadasha 1977
Shnei Chalilim 1984
Shnei Sakei Sheyna 1988
Shnei Shoshanim 1969
Shomer Israel 1989
Shomer Lo Yanum 1983
Shoshan Reichani 1975
Shoshanat Teiman 1977
Shoshanat Ya'akov 1977, 1989 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
It became the widely accepted custom to recite this poem on Purim. See words.
Shovach Yonim 1983
Shtey Ahayot 1977
Shtey Yonim 1970
Shtu Adarim (Me'emek Legivah) 1955
Shualim Ktanim 1948, 1949 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Rivka Sturman's dance is a game where one or more dancers are the fox in the center, picking a new person each time. Created for the children of Kibbutz Ein Harod.
Sara Levi's dance is one of 10 dances in the 1st "Hava Nirkoda" booklet published by the Histadrut in Tel Aviv in 1949, edited by Gurit Kadman.
Inspired by the Bible - Song of Songs. See words and BIBLE PROJECT. Appropriate for Passover.
Shuru Habitu Uru 1973
Shuti Sirah 1978
Shuv Yotzeh Hazemer 1968
Shuva Elay 1971, 1978 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Shuva Shel Natasha 1987
Shuvi Harmonika 1986
Shuvi Hashulamit 1982 From the Bible - Song of Songs. See words and BIBLE PROJECT. Appropriate for Passover.
Shvil Chadash 1986
Sigal 1965
Siman She'ani Ohev (Ze Siman) 1988
Siman She'ata Tza'ir 1979 The original song is an Irish drinking song "Whiskey in the Jar" recorded by The Dubliners, Peter Paul and Mary, Metallica and many others.
Siman Tov Umazal Tov 1984
Simaney Derech 1982
Simanim 1987
Simanim Shel Derech 1988
Simcha 1974
Simchat Chassid (Sher) 1967
Simchat Hakatzir 1981
Simchat Hamachol 1987
Simchat He'amel (Hora Simchat He'amel) 1959, 1974 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Simchat Neurim 1979, 1982, 1983 There are 3 dances to this song before 1990.
Simchat Yerushalayim(Lashana Haba'a Biy'reshalaim) 1989
Simchu Na (Hachassida) 1964, 1969, 1970, 1977 There are 4 dances to this song before 1990. Yonatan Gabay's dance is called HaChassida because of the 4 counts where you are motionless on one foot like a stork (chassida).
Simi Yadech 1949 One of 10 dances in the 1st "Hava Nirkoda" booklet published by the Histadrut in Tel Aviv in 1949, edited by Gurit Kadman.
Simlatech Hashzura 1989
Simona Midimona 1985
Sipur Shel Ahava 1988
Sisu Et Yerushalayim 1960, 1972, 1979 There are 4 dances to this song before 1990.
Won 3rd Prize in the 1970 Chasidic Song Festival. From the Bible. See words and BIBLE PROJECT.
Sisu Vesimchu 1971 Winner of the 1971 Chassidic Song Festival. Appropriate for Simchat Torah.
Sisu Vesimchu Besimchat Tora 1949 One of 10 dances in the 1st "Hava Nirkoda" booklet published by the Histadrut in Tel Aviv in 1949, edited by Gurit Kadman. Chassidic song. Appropriate for Simchat Torah.
Sisu Vesisu 1960
Skandal (Ein Li Rega Dal) 1981
Slichot 1980
Slichot-Wh.Chair 1980 Choreographed for people in wheelchairs.
Smadar 1972
Snoopy (Draging The Line) 1988 Written by Tommy James and Bob King, reached number 4 on US Billboard charts in 1971.
Sod Hamazalot (Mazalot) 1973, 1981 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Sof Hasipur 1985
Sofo Shel Ka'itz 1985
Sovev Galgal 1977 Yemenite song.
Sovevuni 1953, 1955 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Sovevuni (Hora Tov) 1957 Same words as the partner dance Sovevuni, with the music much faster.
Stam Yom Shel Chol 1984
Stav Bachalonot 1984
Stav Lavan 1982
Sugar Sugar 1969
Sukar 1986
Sulam Ya'akov (Malach Misulam Ya'akov) 1972 Based on the Bible. See words and BIBLE PROJECT.
Sultana (Telephone, Tartar) 1973
Sunny 1980
Sus Verochvo 1977 From the Bible. See words and BIBLE PROJECT. Appropriate for Passover.
Synkopa 1964
Ta'am Haman 1950 Yoav Ashriel's 1 st dance. Gurit Kadman said it would not catch on. It has Yemenite steps to Sephardic music. The 8th "Dance of the Month" - November 1957 by Merkaz Letarbut Ulechinuch.
Taba 1989
Tal 1985
Tama Temima 1974 Poem by Rabbi Shalom Shabazi written in the 17th century. Yemenite music.
Tamar 1981
Tamid Ola Hamangina 1986 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Tamid Otam 1986
Tango Achshav (Lash'charchoret) 1988 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Tango Kachol 1988
Tango La'aviv (Ulai Od Lo Nigmar) 1987
Tango Lasfina (Shut Al Gal) 1984
Tango Lashecharhoret 1989
Tango Lerina 1987
Tango Toranut 1984
Tarantella (Israeli Tarantella) 1976
Tarnegol Ben Gever 1989
Tashkif 1976
Tawshich 1980 Yemenite song.
Tchol Hamitpahat 1981
Te Veorez 1960 A dance for trios.
Tel Aviv 1980
Tel Giborim 1980
Telavi Oti 1984
Ten Katef 1975
Ten Li Et Hayom Hazeh (Ten Li) 1989
Tevorchi Artzi (Tevorchi) 1985
Teyvat Hazimrah (Hahar Hayarok) 1983
Tfila 1983, 1984 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Tfila Bamidbar 1980
Tfila Leshalom 1988
Tfilat Hashachar 1960
Tfilat Michal 1972
Tfilat Yerushalayim 1980
The Lion Sleeps Tonight 1973
Think 1986
Tidrechi 1948 One of 10 dances in the 3rd "Hava Nirkoda" booklet published by the Histadrut in Tel Aviv in 1950, edited by Gurit Kadman.
From the Bible. See words and BIBLE PROJECT.
Tidrechi Nafshi Oz 1949
Tif Taf Tof 1989
Tilbeshi Lavan 1985
Tinten Banat 1969 Yemenite song.
Tirza Yafa 1979, 1982 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Tiyul Bagalil 1986 In Karmiel Dance Festival 1988.
Tiyul Leili 1970
Tiyul Leili (Cholot Midbar) 1978
Tni Li Yad 1988
Tni Lo Perach 1984
Tnu Gitarot (Los Pikudos Tzafonas) 1989
Tnu Yadayim 1983
Tochanim 1988
Toda 1986
Tof Miryam 1983
Tov Lalechet Badrachim 1975
Tovim Hashnayim (Ki Tovim Dodecha) 1981
Tsachki Tsachki (Sachki Sachki) 1983
Tsur Chassidi (Tsur Mishelo Achalnu) 1980
Tsur Mishelo 1972, 1974 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990. Ladino song.
Tumbalalayka 1970 Yiddish song.
Tza'ad Teymani 1973 Yemenite song.
Tza'ada 1989
Tza'adat Hasimcha 1979
Tzachaki 1964
Tzachaki Yalda 1987
Tzadik Katamar 1965 One of the 20 dances chosen to be danced by everyone at the 1st Karmiel festival. The cedar of Lebanon is a symbol of strength and standing tall. From the Bible – Psalms. See words and BIBLE PROJECT.
Tzahala 1985
Tzahalat Chassidim 1985
Tzama Shchora 1982
Tzama Tzama 1973 Chassidic style dance.
Tzamah Tzamah 1969 Chassidic style dance.
Tzel Ha'etzim 1986
Tzel Um'ey Be'er 1987
Tzemed Basadeh 1961 One couple dances in the center while others dance around them, a new couple each time.
Tzemed Lamachol 1958
Tzena Tzena 1960, 1979 Recorded by Pete Seeger, Mitch Miller, and many others, very popular on the radio in 1950 America. See words.
Tzena Tzena 1960, 1979, 1983 There are 3 dances to this song before 1990.
Tzil Lach 1950
Tzil Yetsead 1977
Tzion Tamati 1979, 1980 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Tzipor Ktana 1980
Tziporey Nedod 1984
Tziyuney Haderech (shirat hanoded) 1980, 1981 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Tzlil Zugim 1959
Tzmadim (Tzama Tzama) 1961
Tzrif Etz 1988
Ufaratsta 1985 From the Bible. See words and BIBLE PROJECT.
Ulai (Le'at Keholem Halev) 1987
Umatok Ha'or Ba'enayim 1984
Ura Amcha 1941
Uri Tzafon 1977, 1978 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
From the Bible - Song of Songs. See words and BIBLE PROJECT. Appropriate for Passover.
Uri Tzion 1968 From the Bible. See words and BIBLE PROJECT.
Utsu Etsa 1960 From the Bible. See words and BIBLE PROJECT. Appropriate for Purim.
Uvanu Batim 1948 One of 10 dances in the 4th "Hava Nirkoda" booklet published by the Histadrut in Tel Aviv in 1953, edited by Gurit Kadman.
From the Bible. See words and BIBLE PROJECT.
Uvau Haovdim 1976 Dance starts facing Jerusalem. From the Bible. See words and BIBLE PROJECT.
Uvneh Yerushalayim 1975
Uvyom Hashabbat 1980 Appropriate for Shabbat.
Uzi (Ozi) 1945 Appropriate for 7 holidays.
Valentino 1979
Vals Agur Hazahav (Izidora) 1983
Vals Chilufim 1979
Vals Ha'emek 1985
Vals Lehaganat Hatzomeach 1987
Vals Mishpachti (Oslo Waltz) 1979
Vals Valeta 1988
Vayenikehu (Dvash Mesela) 1955, 1961 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990. Raaya Spivak's dance is one of the 20 dances chosen to be danced by everyone at the 1st Karmiel festival. From the Bible. See words and BIBLE PROJECT.
Vayiven Uziyahu 1952, 1954 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990. Rivka Sturman's dance is the 21st "Dance of the Month" by Merkaz Letarbut Ulechinuch.
From the Bible. See words and BIBLE PROJECT.
Ve'ahavta Lere'acha 1980
Vecherev Ein Ledavid 1977
Vedavid Yefeh Einayim 1953 A partner mixer dance based on an English country dance. The 4th "Dance of the Month" - May 1957 by Merkaz Letarbut Ulechinuch.
From the Bible. See words and BIBLE PROJECT.
Ve'erastich Li 1984
Veha'er Eineinu 1988 Appropriate for Shavuot.
Vehashem Mitzion Yishag 1980 From the Bible. See BIBLE PROJECT.
Vehave Alinu 1982 Won 3rd Prize in the 1971 Chassidic Song Festival.
Vehaya Ke'etz Shatul 1953 From the Bible. See words and BIBLE PROJECT. Reflects the spirit of joy when children plant trees on Tu Bishvat.
Veheshiv Lev Avot 1976
Vehitifu Heharim Asis 1944 Performed at 1st Dalia festival 1944. One of 10 dances in the 1st "Hava Nirkoda" booklet published by the Histadrut in Tel Aviv in 1949, edited by Gurit Kadman.
From the Bible. See words and BIBLE PROJECT.
Venus 1973
Vered Bar 1983
Vesamachta Bechagecha 1960 From the Bible. See words and BIBLE PROJECT. Appropriate for Sukkot and Passover.
Veshavu Banim 1986 From the Bible. See words and BIBLE PROJECT. Appropriate for Rosh Hashanah.
Veshuv Itchem 1976 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Vetaaminu Li (Hu Lo Kol Kach Chacham) 1985
Vetamu Chatayim (Tamu Chataim Min Ha'aretz) 1983
Vetavo Aleychem Habracha 1980
Ve'ulai Chalamti 1981
Ve'ulai Otah Shtikah 1987
Vezohi Rak Hahatchala 1979
Viva Espania 1973
Ya Abud (Debka Abud) 1974
Ya Ach'dshar Al'un 1987
Ya Habib (Debka Ya Habib) 1976 Yemenite music.
Ya Hizali 1982
Ya Jama'a 1988 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Ya Leil 1985
Ya Mishlati 1987
Ya Teir 1989
Yaakov Hatamim 1972 Tells the Bible's story of Jacob working 7 years for Rachel, getting tricked into marrying Leah, and working another 7 for Rachel. See words and BIBLE PROJECT.
Yaffo (Debka Yaffo) 1978
Yaldati Marussia 1981 Russian music.
Yalel Ha'awa 1985 Yemenite music.
Yam Hashibolim 1977
Yam Hatchelet 1980
Yam Tichon 1988
Yam Ushkiya 1979
Yamin Usmol (Orcha Bamidbar) 1947
Yanuka 1988
Yarad Dodi Legano (Israeli Mixer) 1955 A partner mixer dance. From the Bible - Song of Songs. See words and BIBLE PROJECT. Appropriate for Passover.
Yarda Hashabbat 1989 Appropriate for Shabbat.
Yasem Midbar Le'agam Mayim 1944, 1960, 1986 Gurit Kadman's dance was performed at 1st Dalia festival 1944. Inspired by the Bible – Psalms. See BIBLE PROJECT.
Yashkef Elohim 1977 Poem by Rabbi Shalom Shabazi written in the 17th century. Yemenite words.
Yasmin 1982
Yass (Yasisu Chassidim) 1986
Yassas (Yiorti Ton Zeibekidon) 1985
Yayin Tzoani 1988
Yedid Nefesh 1971, 1974 Traditionally sung before Kabbalat Shabbat. See words. There are 2 dances to this song before 1990. Appropriate for Shavuot.
Ye'esof Zeru'im 1984
Yeladim Nagila (Shibolim Hivshilu) 1948 Created for the children of Kibbutz Ein Harod during harvest season.
Yeladim Tovim (Yeladim Tovim Yeladim Ra'im) 1984
Yeladim Zeh Simchah 1980
Yeladisco (Yellow Disco) 1987
Yeled Hizahera 1965
Yelilat Haruach 1974
Yellow River 1960
Yemei Hachanukah 1978 Appropriate for Chanukah.
Yemina, Yemina (Tel Avivya) 1930 One of 10 dances in the 1st "Hava Nirkoda" booklet published by the Histadrut in Tel Aviv in 1949, edited by Gurit Kadman.
Yerushalayim 1987
Yerushalayim Ha'acheret 1986 Sung in the 1974 Oriental Song Festival.
Yerushalayim Shel Zahav 1972 Song written for the Israeli Music Festival 3 weeks before the Israel Defense Forces captured the eastern part of Jerusalem in 1967. See words for many more details.
Yesh Et La'amal 1951
Yesh Lanu Tayish 1930, 1948 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Yesh Li Chag (Yom Yom Chag) 1974
Yesh Li Chaver 1986, 1988 There are 3 dances to this song before 1990.
Yesh Li Gan 1962, 1976 There are 4 dances to this song before 1990.
Yesh Li Glida 1930
Yesh Li Tzipor Ktana Balev 1977, 1980 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Yesh Prachim 1970, 1985 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Yesh Veomrim Anashim 1989
Yeshnan Banot 1988
Yesusum Midbar 1951 From the Bible. See words and BIBLE PROJECT. Appropriate for Tu Bishvat.
Yeverechecha 1971, 1972 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990. Giora Kadmon's dance is one of the 20 dances chosen to be danced by everyone at the 1st Karmiel festival.
From the Bible – Psalms. See words and BIBLE PROJECT. Appropriate for Shavuot.
Yevorach Hayom (Rikud Hakotzrim) 1980
Yibane Hamikdash (Shiro Shel Aba) 1971 Appropriate for Yom Yerushalayim.
Yira Ami 1976
Yirmiyahu Letz 1978
Yismechu Hashamayim 1969, 1972 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
From the Bible – Psalms. See words and BIBLE PROJECT. Appropriate for Shavuot.
Yisrael Yisrael 1973, 1974 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990. Chassidic style dance.
From the Bible – Psalms. See words and BIBLE PROJECT. Appropriate for 6 holidays.
Yo Ya 1987 Many of the "punchlines" in this song are wordplays. See words.
Yoducha Ra'ayonay 1980
Yofiach Bashirim 1988
Yom Alef Bashavuah 1987
Yom Hashabbat 1983 Appropriate for Shabbat.
Yom Huledet 1988, 1989 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Yom Pana 1962 The 9th "Dance of the Month" - December 1957 by Merkaz Letarbut Ulechinuch.
Yom Tov Lanu 1978, 1989 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Appropriate for Purim.
Yonati 1961 Sung in the 1961 Israel Song Festival.
From the Bible - Song of Songs. See words and BIBLE PROJECT. Appropriate for Passover.
Yoshke Yoshke 1986
Yotzeh El Haderech (Yotzeh Li El Haderech) 1987
Yuma Yuma 1985
Zafeh (Ayelet Chen) 1980 Poem by Rabbi Shalom Shabazi written in the 17th century. Yemenite music.
Zakariya (Debka Zakariya) 1976 Zakariya is a Kurdish village in Israel and the music and dance are Kurdish style.
Zamar Noded (Derech Aruka) 1954
Zeh Bezo Nabit (Nechama) 1989
Zeh Hamakom Shelcha 1985
Zeh Harega 1979
Zeh Hazemer 1986
Zeh Lo Norah 1985
Zehubat Hataltalim 1989
Zehubat Taltalim 1985
Zemer Ahava (Layila La) 1988
Zemer Avivi 1982
Zemer Bagilboa 1976
Zemer Bagilboa (Tzemer) 1977
Zemer Chatanim 1979 Name of the song is "Grooms' Song" so good for a wedding.
Zemer Ikarim (Goren Gar'inim) 1956 One of 10 dances in the 5th "Hava Nirkoda" booklet published by the Histadrut in Tel Aviv in 1957, edited by Gurit Kadman.
Zemer Lach 1950
Zemer Lachag (Chag Li) 1987
Zemer Nugeh (Hatishma koli) 1977, 1985 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
The faster song was Israeli astronaut Ilan Ramon's wake-up call on the space shuttle Columbia.
Zemer Shalosh Hatshuvot 1983
Zemer Shekazeh 1984
Zer Shirim 1976
Zichronot 1979, 1982 There are 2 dances to this song before 1990.
Zivchu Zivchey Tzedek 1947
Zmirot 1983
Zohi Artzi (Tzu Artzi) 1985
Zohi Rosh Ha'ayin 1983
Zohi Yaffo 1983
Zot Yerushalayim 1978