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Hand in Hand: How It All Began

It all began 25 years ago with two men and a dream…

This is the story of our founders Amin Kahlaf and Lee Gordon (now director of American Friends of Hand in Hand) and their radical vision for a Jewish-Arab school.

When we premiered this video at our leadership conference last week, most of the people in the room were hearing about the legend of Hand in Hand’s start for the first time. And the general consensus was, ‘wow, this is place is as necessary now as it was 25 years ago. Actually—more.’

So here it is folks, how it all began:


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