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View a Video of the Chai Folk Ensemble
New! Chai: 50 Years Alive!
Produced by Lank Beach Productions
AUDITIONS for Singers, Dancers & Musicians
Celebrate Chai. Celebrate Life.
Available at 258 McDermot or
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".
A truly all-encompassing Jewish cultural experience, Chai is made up of more than 40 dancers, singers and musicians. It is the only Israeli folk ensemble in North America to perform exclusively to live musical accompaniment.
Opening of the Canadian Museum of Human Rights
New! Contributions now being accepted for the "Erna Kimmel z"l Spirit of Chai - Tribute Fund"