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
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
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
September 17, 2020: The government announced a nationwide-lockdown for the three weeks of Jewish Holidays - Rosh Hashana through the end of Sukkot. All schools in the country were closed for frontal learning beginning the day before, Thursday, September 17th. All Hand in Hand schools transitioned smoothly to distance learning…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
Meet Rebecca Bardach, a Hand in Hand parent and our Director of Resource and Development Strategy. Rebecca will be leaving Hand in Hand soon and we wanted to tell you more about her and her remarkable contributions to Hand in Hand. Rebecca juggled her role as part of our senior…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