Dancing Up a Desert Storm

With intriguing body movements, stunning lighting and a superb soundtrack, the Kamea Dance Company performs a work that never ceases to amaze.

In a dazzling poetic riff, the choreographer Tamir Ginz calls his new work “Bamidbar Devarim,” juxtaposing the names of the last two books of the Pentateuch. These words are declaimed whenever the names of the books of the Torah are rattled off, though without anyone pausing to reflect on the musical resemblance between them.

The decision to isolate and abut them not only underscores the...