Meet Hand in Hand Parents!
Surrounding each Hand in Hand school is a shared Arab-Jewish community of parents and adults who come together on a daily basis. Hand in Hand parents make the brave choice to step outside of the norm of the separate education system in Israel and into a pioneering integrated framework. Our…Read more
Meet Hand in Hand Alumni - Vicky, Hagar, and Aya
"I have a responsibility to make the world better." Vicky Makhoul, Hagar Mizrahi, and Aya Abu Saleh share about how Hand in Hand impacted their lives and how they're giving back to their own communities! Hand in Hand graduates are living ambassadors for equality and shared society, nurturing change in…Read more
Alumni Webinar December 1, 2020
Meet three outstanding Hand in Hand graduates: Hagar Mizrahi, Vicki Makhoul and Aya Abu Saleh. These alumni of our Jerusalem and Galilee schools are advancing the values of partnership, equality and shared society everywhere they go. Hand in Hand graduates are living ambassadors for equality and shared society, nurturing change…Read more
Hand in Hand Parents Webinar
In a society defined primarily by the conflict between Arabs and Jews, Israelis and Palestinians, Hand in Hand has created a growing and thriving new model of integrated schools for Israel’s Jewish and Arab citizens. Now with over 2,100 students in seven schools, Hand in Hand is making a tremendous…Read more
New Hand in Hand School in Kafr Qasim!
In October 2020, Hand in Hand opened a brand new preschool in Kafr Qasim! This was after a year of hard work by both Arab and Jewish parents from Kafr Qasim and Rosh Haayin. As in all Hand in Hand schools, we plan on growing this school on grade every…Read more
Webinar: Principals Manar Hayadre and Efrat Meyer
Two of Hand in Hand's amazing principals, Manar Hayadre and Efrat Meyer, share their perspectives, challenges, and successes for this school year.Read more
Manar and Michael - First Day of School 2020!
"We are breaking barriers, and that, in my opinion, is real education." Follow two Hand in Hand principals, Manar and Michael in the Galilee and Haifa on the first day of school. Even with new rules & regulations, we opened on September 1st with over 2000 Arab and Jewish students…Read more
Samira, Rei, and Maysam: 2020 Graduates
This year we are celebrating the 10th anniversary of graduates at the Max Rayne Hand in Hand Jerusalem School! Hear from three of our 12th grade graduates from our class of 2020, Samira, Rei, and Maysam, about what they learned and what they’re taking with them from their Hand in…Read more
Mish Mish episodes
Our alumni network has been hard at work making a revolutionary webseries called Mish Mish. Each episode, our hosts Noa and Juman explore pop culture, art, music, and cultural identity across the country. You'll learn something new, maybe be challenged a bit, and definitely want to watch more. Check out…Read more
Mo’taz Ershied, Hand in Hand alumnus, at Columbia Law
"Being a lawyer comes with great responsibility; I believe that a lawyer needs to have a message and a purpose... The sky's the limit. If you really put your work into something, you will most surely see the fruits behind it." Lawyer, Fulbright scholar, and Hand in Hand alumnus Mo’taz…Read more
Kfar Qara and Bridge on the Wadi on CNN
Hassan Agbaria, principal of our Bridge on the Wadi school, discusses on CNN how this pandemic is forcing Israelis to break down social barriers between Jews and Arabs, as many medical professionals, including nurses, doctors, and pharmacists, are Arab Israelis. This virus doesn't discriminate; and hospitals have become a crossroads,…Read more
President Rivlin sends a personal message to Hand in Hand
"As somebody who grew up in a home where we spoke both languages, I truly understand the power of language. It holds the power to open a window to another culture; the power to bring us closer; the power to connect. Because we all know how much we need to…Read more