Every year the women of Gush Etzion get together to run an annual charity dance show, called Dames of the Dance. For months, night after night, the wives leave the house to practice together for their women-only shows that attract thousands of theater-goers, dance enthusiasts and bored housewives from all across Israel.
But what about the poor husbands, left alone to fend for themselves and maintain the household while their wives (including the reportedly talented wife of our beleaguered boss, Stephen) are away having fun at dance practice?
No one ever asked them how they feel… until now.
DAMES of the DANCE is an annual charity dance extravaganza by volunteers from Efrat and Gush Etzion that gives women in every type of dance, an opportunity grow in creativity and ability, while helping those in need. Founded in 2006 by Sharon Katz, DAMES of the DANCE donates its profits to the needy through the Gush Etzion Foundation.
About the Author: Yori Yanover has been a working journalist since age 17, before he enlisted and worked for Ba'Machane Nachal. Since then he has worked for Israel Shelanu, the US supplement of Yedioth, JCN18.com, USAJewish.com, Lubavitch News Service, Arutz 7 (as DJ on the high seas), and the Grand Street News. He has published Dancing and Crying, a colorful and intimate portrait of the last two years in the life of the late Lubavitch Rebbe, (in Hebrew), and two fun books in English: The Cabalist's Daughter: A Novel of Practical Messianic Redemption, and How Would God REALLY Vote.
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