Day: 9. March 2015

Hand in Hand,

We visited the school called “Hand in Hand”. This school has Arab and Jewish children. It is one of five schools that they have . (Tel Aviv- Jaffa, Haifa, Galilee, Wadi Ara, Jerusalem) Hand in Hand: Center for Jewish-Arab Education in Israel furthers peaceful coexistence between Jews and Arabs through the development of integrated, bilingual and multicultural schools. At our four schools, the number of students at each grade level is balanced equally between Arab and Jewish children. Students at all grade levels are taught in both Hebrew and Arabic. The Mission of the school Hand in Hand is to create a strong, inclusive, shared society in Israel through a network of Jewish-Arab integrated bilingual schools and organized communities. Jews and Arabs – learning together, living together – and inspiring broad support for social inclusion and civic equality in Israel. The numbers of the children are 620. They are sharing the feasts together. We finished the Vow of Poverty and we noted that it is the most difficult Vow to live in our daily life. …