Gaby Aldor

Gaby Aldor, a dance critic, journalist and writer, lectures extensively about Israeli dance in Israel and abroad. She has published in France, the US and Germany, and is the writer of the entries on Israeli dance in the Larousse Dictionnaire de la Dance. She teaches in the Seminar Hakibbutzim Dance and Theater department. She is a co- founder of the Arab-Hebrew Theater of Jaffa, where she also directs and acts.

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Yehudit Ornstein

A dancer and choreographer, Yehudit immigrated to Palestine from Vienna in 1921, together with her mother Margalit Ornstein and her twin sister Shoshana.

Margalit Ornstein

Margalit Ornstein (nèe Oppenheimer) is perceived as the “founding mother” of Israeli dance, a pioneer of modern dance in Erez Israel and of the revolutionary ideas of the new “body culture” movement.

Shoshana Ornstein

After emigrating to Palestine with her mother and twin sister at the age of ten, the Ornstein sisters formed a celebrated dancing duo. In addition to years of performing dances in the style of German “Free Dance” and influenced by her pioneer status in Erez Israel, she taught for sixty years at the Ornstein Studio in Tel Aviv, one of Israel’s most prominent schools.

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