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.

You can use the filters below to select stories by group — students and their families, principals and teachers, volunteers, staff and donors — or do a text search into the stories.

ADI ITAMARI is a Jewish mom whose daughters are enrolled or have graduated from  Hand in Hand's Wadi Ara elementary school in the Arab town of Kfar Kara. On the occasion of Memorial Day 2013, she reflects on how the school has fostered understanding and love for humanity in her children's hearts.
Parent MERAV CARMELI, along with her partner Nathan and three young children, moved to Jerusalem from Melbourne, Australia, late last year. Merav's children attend the Hand in Hand school. This letter to the editor originally appeared in an Australian publication.
Profile of REBECCA BARDACH, newest member of Hand in Hand's Israeli National staff. Two of her children attend the Hand in Hand school in Jerusalem. 
Thoughts from brilliant, energetic volunteer, high school student RENEE BARASCH.
Interview with MOTAZ ERSHIED, member of Hand in Hand's 2012 graduating class.
Profile of MICHAELA SINGER, summer 2010 volunteer hired to continue on as a junior high teacher. 

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