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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.

All of us at Hand in Hand - Jews, Muslims, and Christians, are shocked and heartbroken to hear about the horrific attack in Pittsburgh this weekend. The Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh and the city's Jewish community have been long-time friends and supporters of the Hand in Hand Galilee School, and we send our deepest condolences and solidarity to them. 

Recently, Hand in Hand’s Jerusalem and Kfar Saba communities marked the fall harvest by spending the weekend picking olives. On Friday morning, parents and children arrived to olive groves near their cities, excited to learn about the olive plant and share in all kinds of fun, olive-y activities.

September 2nd, 2018

July 30th, 2018 Thousands of Jews and Arabs gathered in central Tel Aviv, standing up for shared living and against the Nation-State Law. Hand in Hand community staff planned and executed the event, which included the biggest public Arabic lesson in Israeli history, and performances by well-known Arab and Jewish musicians, like Mira Awad and Ahinoam Nini.

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