IFD

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AcronymDefinition
IFDImage File Directory
IFDIndex Sequential File Description
IFDImported from Detroit (Chrysler)
IFDIndianapolis Fire Department
IFDInternational Folk Dance (various locations)
IFDInterface Device
IFDIdeas From the Deep (gaming software)
IFDIsraeli Folk Dance
IFDImpôt Fédéral Direct (French: Direct Federal Tax; Switzerland)
IFDInternational Finance and Development (various organizations)
IFDIndentation Force Deflection (foam)
IFDIdeal Free Distribution (behavioural ecology)
IFDIntrauterine Fetal Death (stillbirth)
IFDInformation Flow Diagram
IFDInternational Friendship Day
IFDI Fight Dragons (band; Chicago, IL)
IFDInternet-Facing Deployment
IFDInternational Framework for Dictionaries (objectlibraries construction)
IFDInfrastructure and Funding Directorate (UK)
IFDIndex of Fuel Diversification
IFDIntegrated Fraud Detection (California)
IFDIntensity Frequency Duration (Australian stormwater design)
IFDIntegrated Feasibility Demonstration
IFDInternational Floral Distributors
IFDInter-Fighter Director (US Navy)
IFDInternal Fault Detector (distribution transformers)
IFDIndustrial Facilities Discharge File (EPA)
IFDIraqi Forum for Democracy (since 1998; Ann Arbor, Michigan)
IFDIdeas for Design
IFDIntelligent Field Device (telecommunications)
IFDInstitut de Formation et de Développement (French: Institute for Training and Development)
IFDInternational Federation for Documentation
IFDIndustrie-Forum Diabetes
IFDIn-Flight Disconnect
IFDImpurity-Free Disordering
IFDInvariant Factor Decomposition
IFDItems for Discussion
IFDIrradiated Fuel Dismantling
IFDInitial Fill Date
IFDInterface Functional Description
IFDInter-Field Distance
IFDIssue for Design
IFDIndependent Funeral Director's College Ltd (UK)
IFDIntelligence Fusion Demonstration
IFDIndustrial Fluid Dynamics
IFDInside Frame Dimension
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The movement, as in much of his work, nods to his Israeli folk dance roots with group circles, deconstructed "grapevine" steps and trembling, outstretched arms as if beseeching God.
Fuerza Viva was a jazzy elaboration of the mambo, and Swing Concerto, which began with a brief solo by Buraczeski la kind of Israeli folk dance to klezmer music), ended with a wonderful upbeat, bouncy, almost lindy hop finale.
She also served on the boards of the Dance Notation Bureau, America Israel Cultural Foundation, the Center for Dance Medicine, Joffrey Ballet School, Harkness Center for Dance Injuries, Israeli Folk Dance Institute, Career Transition for Dancers, and The Yard, an artists, colony for dance on Martha's Vineyard.
Children's favorites like the "Mexican Hat Dance" and, likely because of the Jewish background of the community, familiar Israeli folk dances like "Miyam," or "Do Di Li" alternated with some 'American' folk dance favorites such as "Pop Goes the Weasel."
Nevertheless, according to a former choreographer, Chai's repertoire normally combines approximately 75% lively traditional ("secular") Israeli folk dances with roughly 25% more explicitly religious dances.
The essays address dance in the Bible; notable Jewish dance teachers (such as the Italian Renaissance dancing master Guglielmo Ebreo) and choreographers (the brilliant Soviet "outcast" Leonid Jacobsen, the Israeli genius Sara Levi-Tanai, the American modern dancer Sophie Maslow); specific folk dances (the kerchief dance for brides, a Hasidic line dance for men, Israeli folk dances invented during the 20th century); the dances of Kurdish, Yemenite, and Ethiopian Jews; the dancing of nonJewish Bedouins, Druze, and neighboring Arabs in Israeli dance pageants of the 1940s; Jewish dancing in Palestine and Nazi Germany in the 1930s; even, one is astonished to discover, dances of Jews in Nazi camps during World War II.
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