News and Events

May 8th, 2019  What is it like on Memorial Day in Israel at mixed Jewish-Arab school? Students, teachers and parents at all of our Hand in Hand schools to mark Memorial Day. As usual, our memorial was different than in other schools. In Jerusalem, two co-teachers, Haim and Sirin, stood together at the front of the hall and had an open conversation - in Hebrew and Arabic - about the pain of the day and the hope that they found as teachers and partners at Hand in Hand.

January 31st, 2019  How do you raise awareness for accessibility for people with disabilities?

January 29th, 2019  Last week marked the end of the Hebrew University course “Applied Bilingual Education - Successes and Challenges” that was taught on Hand in Hand’s Jerusalem campus by teacher Guy Aloni and Education Director Dr. Inas Deeb.

January 29th, 2019 This week Hand in Hand Education leaders Dr. Inas Deeb, Moran Ofek and Engi Wattad are in New York partnering with the AFT (American Federation of Teachers) for an educational exchange with teachers and staff about inclusive and bilingual education.

The Hand in Hand community shares the sorrow of the Schneider family in Luxembourg on the passing of Pierre Schneider. We are deeply grateful to the Schneider family who decided to honor the memory of Pierre by asking his friends and colleagues to donate to Hand in Hand. In a sign of the lasting mark he made in his community, we received more than 170 individual donations totaling more than 15,000 Euro.

November 11th, 2018  As violence and tensions rise in Gaza and southern Israel, Hand in Hand has had a shock that raises fears for our own schools' safety. On November 11th, 2018, a public Israeli news channel, Channel 20 interviewed one of the arsonists who burned classrooms in the Max Rayne Hand in Hand Jerusalem School four years ago.

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