Friday, May 23, 2014
Last week the complex of office buildings in Chicago's Federal Plaza was the scene of a flash mob arranged by the Key Tov Orchestra, a Chicago-based wedding band. The troupe of men and women dancers performed in front of Alexander Calder's Flamingo sculpture to the delight of passers-by.
The song that they're dancing to is Hashem Melech, popularized last year by Israeli singers Benny and Gad Elbaz. The lyrics are taken from the Ein Kamocha prayer recited in synagogue on Shabbat as the Torah is removed from the ark.
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