OUR STORIES

Hand in Hand: Center for Jewish-Arab Education in Israel is far more than desks, books and classrooms. It is a movement that has impacted communities all around the world. Here are our stories.

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"Everywhere I go – I am proud to say that I am a graduate of the Galilee School. A place where I learned that every person has endless richness and is a world unto themselves; that every person has a place and a path.
In February 2017, Hand in Hand Alumni Fatima Yahia and Bar Itamari stood together in front of thousands at a gathering for Jewish-Arab cooperation and said: “We are here to assure all of you that living together is possible.”  
In February 2017, Hand in Hand Alumni Fatima Yahia and Bar Itamari stood together in front of thousands at a gathering for Jewish-Arab cooperation and said: “We are here to assure all of you that living together is possible.”
Mohamad is the Community Department Director and one of the founders of the Hand in Hand Wadi Ara School. Below is his story and his famiy's story, in his own words: 
Mahmood Abu Saleh graduated from the Galilee school in 2009 and is now a student in Be’er Sheva studying engineering at Ben Gurion University.

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