Latifa Berry Kropf has been leading and creating
sacred dance for
thirty years. As a leader of her Jewish Renewal Chavurah in
Charlottesville, VA she leads Shabbat, and holiday services as well
as life cycle events, weaving in dance and movement.
Latifa teaches workshops around the country and has published a video
and teaching manual of Jewish Sacred Dance for adults as well as two
Latifa is also the author of the "It's Challah Time" series published
by Kar-Ben and her new Rosh Hashanah book, "Happy Birthday World."
Latifa is eager to come to your community to lead dance programs for
adults, children & families. She also would be happy to do book
readings and other children's activities.
For example "It's a Challah Day" is a hands-on family program in
which Latifa teaches children and their parents how to make challah.
While the dough is rising the children learn a challah song and do a
fun challah related craft project and of course hear Latifa read, "It's Challah
Latifa has also taught adults the art of challah making. Participants
go home with a fresh baked loaf of challah and information about
challah from both Biblical and cultural perspectives.
To reach Latifa please visit the