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Obj. ID: 27653
Modern Jewish Art
  Dancing Jew

© Center for Jewish Art, Photographer: Radovan, Zev, 02.1987
The scene represents a Jewish man dancing to the music of a klezmer band in the background. The dancer, depicted at the center, jumps on his left leg and kicks his right leg upwards. He raises a red scarf in the air with his left hand, and he tucks his right hand behind his back. He has a black beard and wears a peaked cap and an open brown long coat which reveals his shirt and trousers. The two klezmer musicians can be seen in the far right background. One plays the double-bass and the other plays the fiddle, while a small crowd gathers behind them watching the dancer.

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Dancing Jew | Unknown
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Date
1926-1935
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