‫‪The Jewish-Arab‬‬
 ‫‪Galilee School‬‬
‫الجليل مدرسة عربية يهودية‬
   ‫בית ספר "גליל"‬
     ‫ערבי – יהודי‬
Hand in Hand
• Not-for-profit
  organization
• Dedicated to
  achieving equality
  between Arabs and
  Jews in Israel
• Pr...
Hand in Hand
• Being together,
  planting the seeds
  for a lasting
  solution to conflict




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Hand in Hand
• Teaching in both
  Hebrew and Arabic
• Teaching the historic
  and cultural perspective
  of Jews, Muslims,...
The Galilee School
• Located in northern Israel
• Grades 1–9
• Two hundred students of different
  faiths study together
 ...
The Galilee School
• Students come from the local Jewish
  and Arab municipalities, whose
  residents have rallied their s...
Fertile ground



• The Galilee provides a fitting backdrop for Hand in
  Hand’s work of promoting mutual understanding
  ...
‫‪Curriculum innovations‬‬
                                  ‫بركات‬            ‫أل ّوابط‬
                               ...
National Days
• Teach the national narrative of two
  peoples living in this country
• Emphasize the following values:
   ...
Bible, Koran, New Testament

• Learn and respect each
  religion and its customs
• Examine common values
  of the differen...
Bible, Koran, New Testament

• Learn how traditional
  life is led
• Learn different points
  of view, according to the
  ...
Other fundraising activities
• Facebook “cause”
  accepting PayPal
  donations
     http://apps.facebook.com/
       cause...
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  1. 1. ‫‪The Jewish-Arab‬‬ ‫‪Galilee School‬‬ ‫الجليل مدرسة عربية يهودية‬ ‫בית ספר "גליל"‬ ‫ערבי – יהודי‬
  2. 2. Hand in Hand • Not-for-profit organization • Dedicated to achieving equality between Arabs and Jews in Israel • Providing high- quality, bilingual education 2
  3. 3. Hand in Hand • Being together, planting the seeds for a lasting solution to conflict 3
  4. 4. Hand in Hand • Teaching in both Hebrew and Arabic • Teaching the historic and cultural perspective of Jews, Muslims, and Christians • Arab and Jewish team teaching – Classroom partnership a living example of coexistence and mutual understanding 4
  5. 5. The Galilee School • Located in northern Israel • Grades 1–9 • Two hundred students of different faiths study together “I love it that there is peace in my school between Arabs and Jews and we play together during the break" Alla, a Galilee School 5th grader 5
  6. 6. The Galilee School • Students come from the local Jewish and Arab municipalities, whose residents have rallied their support for bilingual, multicultural education. 6
  7. 7. Fertile ground • The Galilee provides a fitting backdrop for Hand in Hand’s work of promoting mutual understanding through education. • Israel's northern district is 52% Arab and 44% Jewish. • The Galilee is one of the few areas in Israel where the Jewish population lives side by side with Arab communities—and is fertile ground for cooperation and understanding. 7
  8. 8. ‫‪Curriculum innovations‬‬ ‫بركات‬ ‫أل ّوابط‬ ‫ر‬ ‫أليام القومية‬ ‫ברק"ת‬ ‫קשרים‬ ‫ימים לאומיים‬ ‫,‪Bible, Koran‬‬ ‫‪Ties and‬‬ ‫‪National days‬‬ ‫‪New Testament‬‬ ‫‪relationships‬‬ ‫تاريخ‬ ‫الهوية‬ ‫الرض‬ ‫היסטוריה‬ ‫זהות‬ ‫אדמה‬ ‫‪History‬‬ ‫‪Identity‬‬ ‫‪Land‬‬ ‫دور العبادة‬ ‫فعاليا حول حقوق النسان‬ ‫البستان‬ ‫בתי תפילה‬ ‫זכויות האדם‬ ‫בוסתן‬ ‫‪Places‬‬ ‫‪Human rights‬‬ ‫‪Orchard‬‬ ‫‪of worship‬‬ ‫8‬
  9. 9. National Days • Teach the national narrative of two peoples living in this country • Emphasize the following values: – Reinforce knowledge and understanding of Jewish-Arab relationship (past, present, and future) – Look for mutual civil, social, and cultural common denominator – Respect narrative of the other nation, while maintaining personal national identity 9
  10. 10. Bible, Koran, New Testament • Learn and respect each religion and its customs • Examine common values of the different religions • Get to know places of worship and the holy places of each religions • Cultivate linkage to the personal culture and heritage 10
  11. 11. Bible, Koran, New Testament • Learn how traditional life is led • Learn different points of view, according to the respective holy books • Learn customs and basics common to the three religions • Educate towards human respect and tolerance while strengthening personal identity 11
  12. 12. Other fundraising activities • Facebook “cause” accepting PayPal donations http://apps.facebook.com/ causes/265775 • Cafepress store selling Galilee School merchandise http://www.cafepress.com/galilschool 12
  13. 13. 13 Thank you!

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