“The Liberation is Not Complete Until the Women Dance, ” (Rabbi David Stern, based on the midrash.)

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How I Met Miri Shalem and Why We Make a Good Team Posted Feb 06, 2013 By Dance Team

(in Susan’s Words) Miri and I are an unlikely pair and I need no prompting to confess that the day we ever so briefly met,

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Miriam’s Circle Dance: A Teaching of Avivah Zornberg Posted Feb 05, 2013 By Dance Team

The circle is a kabbalistic image for equality; all points on the circumference are equidistant from the center. When we enter the realm of the

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Notes from Miri: If You are Going to San Francisco… Posted Feb 04, 2013 By Dance Team

Hello, I am a Miri Shalem, a resident of Ramat Beit Shemesh, Israel. Normally I run the RBS Community Center. Also, I lead the Municipal

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Beit Shemesh Flashmob Posted Nov 30, 2012 By Dance Team

On Friday, Jan 6th, 2012, a group of 250 women from Bet Shemesh decided to raise their voices against the exclusion of women from the

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It’s About Revolution Posted Nov 05, 2012 By Dance Team

This is not about women playing dance. It’s about revolution. A few weeks ago, the most courageous fourteen year old girl I have ever set

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Until The Women Dance Posted Nov 05, 2012 By Dance Team

If, like me, you are just catching your breath after Simchat Torah, you know the exhilaration, even the transformative power of communal dancing. Dance has

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Miri Shalem Posted Aug 30, 2012 By Dance Team

Before most of us ever heard of the small town of Beit Shemesh, Miri Shalem the orthodox mother of four children and a long-time resident

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