Watch and Listen: Hand in Hand on BBC!
In April 2018, BBC journalists visited our Wadi Ara School and interviewed teachers and students. [embed]https://www.facebook.com/BBCworldhacks/videos/10155773647087217/[/embed] There was also a special BBC podcast episode about Hand in Hand, where they interviewed Ned Lazarus, an expert in conflict resolution and a Professor of International Affairs who has been researching Hand in Hand…Read more
International Women's Day: Empowering women and girls in our Jerusalem school
At the Max Rayne Hand in Hand Jerusalem School, a group of 10th graders who have been meeting weekly to discuss issues of gender and feminism put together a series of workshops and events, including a ceremony honoring the important women in their lives for International Women’s Day March 8.…Read more
9th grade Students win second place at the Space and Astronomy Research Competition!
March 18, 2018 Congratulations to the 9th graders at the Max Rayne Hand in Hand Jerusalem School for winning second place in the final round of the country-wide Space and Astronomy Research Competition! The team of Arab and Jewish students were selected as one of the top ten teams out…Read more
Hand in Hand Co-Founder Lee Gordon wins the Brock Prize
March 13, 2018 We are proud to announce that Hand in Hand Co-founder Lee Gordon received the Brock International Prize in Education! Yohai Gross, an Israeli educator who specializes in work with at-risk and special needs youth, nominated Gordon for this award and represented Gordon’s nomination to his fellow jurors.…Read more
Celebrating Women Leaders - Shada Edress Mansour
March 8th, 2018 For International Women's Day, we are celebrating women leaders at Hand in Hand. Shada Edress Mansour is the community organizer in the newest community in Kfar Saba and has been a leader in making gender equality a priority in Hand in Hand schools and communities. I…Read more
Hand in Hand Alumni Give Back
March 7, 2018 Hagar, Aya, Bisan, Alma, Vicky, and Itay - Arab and Jewish Hand in Hand alumni from Jerusalem and the Galilee - came to school to do a special activity with the 6th grade students in the Max Rayne Hand in Hand Jerusalem School! The 6th graders are…Read more
Community Leader Retreat
Parents, teachers and community members from around the country came together for our fourth annual Community Activist Retreat! The theme of the retreat was gender and nationalism, and the ways in which gender and national identity play out in our Jewish-Arab schools and communities. It was fascinating - we heard…Read more
Project-Based Learning in the Galilee
The Galilee School has been celebrating student projects that were created as part of the innovative Project-Based Learning initiative in the school. 1st graders wrote and illustrated a book of rhymes, 2nd graders presented their inventions, and 5th and 6th graders learned all about social change and how to be…Read more
Municipal approval of the Haifa School!
Amazing news from Haifa - the Haifa Municipality agreed to fund an integrated Hand in Hand K-6 school! They will also build the school a new building in the city. Up until now, Hand in Hand’s Haifa kindergarten has been private and our elementary school has been functioning as a…Read more
Hand in Hand Receives Midot Effectiveness Seal
We are proud to announce that Hand in Hand received the Midot Seal of Effectiveness this year. This is a highly respected Israeli organization that measures effectiveness of local NGOs. "This seal is a testament that the organization is committed to an organizational culture that gives great importance to planning…Read more