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From what I've seen most (orthodox) Jewish dancing consists of people running or walking in a circle, sometimes with exciting variations such as foot stomping. Are there any records of ancient (pre-hassidic) dances and do any communities practice them?

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@CharlesKoppelman I was referring to the mitzvah tanz or the mezinka – user2110 Mar 11 '13 at 15:52
    
If there are any they would probably be related to Tu Be'Av (the 15th of Av). – Ariel Mar 12 '13 at 6:30
    
Tu Be'av....in that the women would dance in the fields. – andrewmh20 Mar 12 '13 at 22:29
    
Waving the Lulav? – Double AA Mar 26 '14 at 5:03

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