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The Chai Folk Ensemble has been widely acclaimed as North America's oldest and largest Israeli folk dance ensemble. Founded in 1964 by the late Sarah Sommer, Chai has built an international reputation for the unique blend of international dance, music and song that gives it its name... Hebrew for "alive".

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Chai is available for private and public events. Fill our our bookings form today!
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Purchase Chai's studio album: Wanderings. Available on iTunes and CD.
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yona children's choir
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Yona is a dynamic, fresh take on traditional children's choirs, offering a unique singing experience to kids and teens looking to experience Jewish culture in a new light. Register today!
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