Material Type: 
Films
Place of Publication: 
Israel
Year: 
2003
Type of Recording: 
Commercial Recording
Media: 
Videocassette
DVD
Languages: 
English
Greek
Country / Area: 
Israel
Description: 

Directed by Yig’al Mor; Produced by Yoram Mor, Yig’al Mor

“Movement is our primal form of expression.” (Hassia Levy Agron, 1923 – 2001. Israel prize laureate for dance.) Hassia was born in Jerusalem a seventh generation Jerusalemite - dancer, choreographer, but first and foremost an educator. From the early 1950’s she devoted all of her time and energy to promoting artistic dance in Israel. She established the Dance Department at the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance, and headed the department for many years. It was her belief in the importance of dance as an educational means, which shapes of the human spirit that guided her in her efforts to pave the way for the integration of artistic dance into the education system.
 Length: 30 min.
 

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