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Dancing Duchess! Watch Camilla dance to Hava Nagila with Jewish Seniors

The Duchess of Cornwall visits the Jewish Care's Brenner Centre 
January 25, 2019 - 15:45 / Clemens Fanger

Duchess Camilla took to the dance floor earlier this week at Jewish Care's Brenner Centre in East London and we have to admit it is a joy to watch!  

Prince Charle's wife, the Duchess of Cornwall ( 71) showed off her dancing skills on Wednesday. It took a bit of encouragement, but Camilla was soon joyously dancing to the traditional Israeli folk song "Have Nagila" during her visit to Jewish Care's Brenner Centre. The organisation was celebrating its 80th anniversary and, in honour of the occasion, Duchess Camilla linked arms with members of the Jewish community, clapping along to the beat and showing off her moves. 

Those moves certainly gained her one admirer! Abraham David delightedly stated, "It was a lovely, wonderful experience, I think I’m dreaming," before adding, "She put her hand out to mine and wanted to dance — I couldn’t believe it. I won’t sleep tonight I’m so excited". 

Camilla looked to Kate Middleton for style inspiration and wore a green skirt and matching jacket in the same shade of green as Kate's Beulah dress, which the Duchess of Cambridge wore to visit charity Family Action on Tuesday.   

The Brenner Centre acts as a lifeline for elderly citizens

The Brenner Centre serves an important role within the Jewish community, providing a place for members to meet up with friends. The centre serves Kosher food and helps alleviate feelings of loneliness for some of its more elderly visitors. One frequent visitor to the centre, Lilian Lobby (92), holds the centre in particularly high esteem, stating that it had saved her life, and served as her "lifeline and my haven".

The centre plays a particularly significant role in these times of political upheaval and rising nationalism in some parts of the UK. Shockingly, the number of anti-Semitic incidents were the highest they have ever been in 2018.

Duchess Camilla praised the Brenner Centre: "One of the most uplifting centres I have been to" 

The Duchess of Cornwall unveiled a plaque to mark her visit and praised the centre for the zest for life it embodies saying, "I sometimes go to places which are a bit sad, but this place is one of the most uplifting centres I've ever been to. Meeting all you wonderful inspirational people has been a real treat".