Our Partners

"Hand in Hand represents an alternative path towards a shared society that has been ignored for too long… It is not just unique, it is exceptional and they are changing the landscape in Israel one child at a time, one community at a time." 

[Rabbi B.P., Canada]


The continued growth and increased impact of Hand in Hand’s network of bilingual schools and inclusive communities is thanks to the joint efforts of our ever-expanding circles of parents, government support and philanthropic partners. To read more about the nature of these essential partnerships click here.

We are grateful to all of our supporters, large and small, whose on-going commitment to create an inclusive society in Israel based on equality and mutual respect for all its citizens makes Hand in Hand’s success possible.

Thank you for standing together with us!

Donors who have given $10,000 or more this past year and who agreed to be included are listed in alphabetical order:

Strategic Partners

Abrahamszelt e.V. and Kindermissionswerk‚ Die Sternsinger e.V (For the Early Childhood Education and Dialogue Training Programs)
Naomi and Nehemiah Cohen Foundation
The DEAR Foundation
Mitzi and Warren Eisenberg Family Foundation
The Jerusalem Foundation
Pears Foundation
The Bernard and Audre Rapoport Foundation
The Rayne Trust

Major Partners

Acharai Fund
The Beracha Foundation
Suzanne F. Cohen
Feldman Foundation, Texas
Fohs Foundation
Frankel Family Foundation  
Donald and Martha Freedman Fund
Mimi and Peter Haas Fund
Pilar Crespi Robert and Stephen Robert, Source of Hope Foundation
The Sam Spiegel Foundation
The Schocken Foundation
Schusterman Foundation - Israel
The Edith Glick Shoolman Foundation
Union Square Fund

Supporting Partners

Isabel & Alfred Bader Fund, a Bader Philanthropy
Eugene and Nancy Bardach
Paula Blumenfeld and Joe Gantz
Debbie Eisenberg and Gary Levene 
Edith and Bernard Ennis Foundation
Allan J. Fox and Suanne Kelman
Audrey and Sydney Irmas Family Foundation
JDC - Alfred and Isabel Bader Philanthropic Fund
Jerusalem Foundation of Canada
Eula Mae and John Baugh Foundation
The Sabrina Merage Foundation
The Milagro Foundation
Moser Family Foundation
One Region One Future
The Social Venture Fund for Jewish-Arab Equality and Shared Society
Thomases Family Endowment of the Youngstown Area Jewish Federation
Waves Audio Ltd

Significant  Partners

Debra Appel and Gene Schenyer
David Barish
Mona and Leslie A. Beck
Emile Bendit
Congregation Beth Avoda
Julie and Steve Bram
Deborah and James Breznay
Marc and Jeanie Kahn Chavez
Celia Cox
Estate of Prof. Jean Halperin
Goldsmith Family Foundation
Sally Gottesman
Chaya and Michael Gross
Yaffa and Paull Maritz
Carolyn Keystone and Jim Meekison
Gary and Laura Lauder
Alexander M. and June L. Maisin Foundation
Maor Foundation
New Israel Fund
Charles and Peggy Norris
Rothman Family Foundation
Susan and Harry Seigle
Signing A New
The Alan B. Slifka Foundation
Solomon Siblings Fund
Joy and Benjamin Warren
Debra and Joe Weinberg

Hand in Hand is also supported by Jewish Federations of Canada-UIA and Jewish Federations of North America-UIA and receives grants on the recommendation of the following donors:

The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore
Greensboro Jewish Federation
Houston Jewish Community Foundation
Jewish Community Alliance of Southern Maine
Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, The Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties
Jewish Community Foundation of Southern Arizona
Jewish Federation of Greater Ann Arbor
Jewish Federation of Greater Charlotte
Jewish Federation of Ontario Region and West
Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia
Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh
Jewish Federation of New Haven
Jewish Federation of Omaha Foundation
Jewish Federation of Raleigh-Carey
Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee
Jewish Federation of St. Louis
Marin/San Francisco Jewish Teen Foundation
Jewish Federation of Toronto
Oregon Jewish Community Youth Foundation of the Oregon Jewish Community Foundation
Voices: Chicago Jewish Teen Foundation of the Jewish United Fund of Metropolitan Chicago

We apologize if we have inadvertently omitted the name of a donor and ask that you contact us so that we can correct our error.

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