The Holy City of Jerusalem Is Now a Break Dancing Mecca, Too

Well, the quality doesn’t yet meet Bronx standards, but Israeli immigrants from Russia, Ukraine and Ethiopia are putting together their own weird style.

They have names like Elastic, G-Rock, Aladdin, Pac Man and Splinter. They sport hoodies, backwards baseball caps and Adidas footwear. They dance in circles, but they don’t do the hora; they’re Israeli b-boys and b-girls, and they have serious flavor.