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$355,843

MONEY RAISED
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  • Yehudit (Israel)

    $26

  • Rinah (Israel)

    $5

  • Yaron (Israel)

    $47

  • Galit (Israel)

    $13

  • Mark Herzberg and Ma'ayan Turner

    $100

  • Stefan & Tzvia

    $50

  • Harvey (FL)

    $50

  • Debbie (NY)

    $35

  • Howard (NY)

    $180

  • Allen (CA)

    $250

  • Barbara (OR)

    $75

  • Naomi Paiss

    $50

  • Nasrin Ghandour

    $50

  • Shai (Israel)

    $5

  • Mor (Israel)

    $5

  • BDI (Israel)

    $260

  • Ran (Israel)

    $47

  • Jonathan (Israel)

    $26

  • Anonymous

    $150

  • Anonymous

     

  • Joyce (CA)

    $100

  • Nancy (CA)

    $200

  • Gershon (Israel)

    $100

  • Batya

    $50

  • Barry Glass

     

  • Judy (Israel)

    $100

  • Emanuel (Denmark)

    $520

  • Nir (Israel)

    $26

  • Aymed (Israel)

    $13

  • Martha

    $50

  • Mark and Margie Zivin

    $250

  • Judy

    $50

  • Paule

    $18

  • Marisa

    $36

  • Orna Wisenan

    $18

  • Anne (UK)

    $25

  • Bobbie Gottschalk

     

  • Claude

    $18

  • Richard and Jacqueline Ross

    $1,000

  • Irene Butter

     

  • Nancy & Ed (CA)

    $18

  • Richard

    $18

  • Anonymous

    $16.27

  • Shulli Davis

     

  • Allison Sheridan

     

  • Nancy (OR)

    $100

  • Carl (MN)

    $500

  • Fay (CO)

    $36

  • GARREAU Antoine

    $100

  • Anonymous

     

  • Gabriela (Israel)

    $47

  • Anat (Israel)

    $26

  • Ayelet (Israel)

    $26

  • Yuval (Israel)

    $13

  • Yael (Israel)

    $13

  • Ma'ayan (Israel)

    $26

  • Ruth

    $360

  • Jeremy Engelberg

    $100

  • Anonymous Donor (Switzerland)

    $56,600

  • Allan Fox & Suanne Kelman (Canada)

    $27,300

  • DEAR Foundation - Matching Donation for Anonymous Donor (USA)

    $50,000

  • Anonymous Donor (USA)

    $50,000

  • Neville & Eva (Israel)

    $260

  • Nancy (CA)

    $250

  • Maia (Israel)

    $13

  • Elizabeth (RI)

    $100

  • Regev (Israel)

    $26

  • Anat (Israel)

    $26

  • Joanne Boldon

     

  • francine vale

    $1,000

  • Wanda Philibert

    $100

  • Eilam Yaari & Omar Zapata

    $100

  • Temple Beth-El, Richmond, Virginia

    $116

  • Suzie Jacobson

    $10

  • Hanna de Vries

    $20

  • Anonymous

     

  • Janice Wright

    $100

  • Tov Mason, Canada

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $250

  • Anonymous

    $18

  • Eugene Rabina

     

  • Robert Scolnick

    $100

  • Lionel & Carol Schipper

     

  • Lynna Schaefer

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Alan and Dana Edelstein

    $75

  • Anonymous

     

  • Judy Walter & Irv Nathan

     

  • Elaine DuRoff

    $50

  • Lori Mendel

    $100

  • Susi Ferrarello

    $18

  • Anonymous

    $250

  • Barbara Garson

     

  • Anonymous

     

  • Peacelovers from Dubai

    $300

  • Anonymous

    $18

  • Stephan Lehmann

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $200

  • Rachel Goldberg and Jon Polin

    $100

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142% Raised of $250,000 Goal

Fundraise for this Campaign

Hand in Hand's vision is to create vibrant and inclusive shared society in Israel through a network of integrated bilingual schools and organized community activities that bring together Jewish and Arab citizens on a daily basis.

In Hand in Hand’s schools and communities, Jews and Arabs interact daily in an environment of equality and mutual respect. They learn each other’s languages, traditions and histories and openly grapple with difficult societal and cultural issues in a safe and respectful environment. They learn civic responsibility and the importance of actively working together for social change. They also understand the complexities of a shared Israeli society and the importance of dialogue between Jews and Arabs.

What began with two first grade classes in 1998, has now grown into a network of 6 schools and communities with over 1,300 students and 6,000 adults. Over the next 10 years, Hand in Hand aims to create a network of 10-15 integrated bilingual schools, which will be supported and enhanced by organized community activities, altogether involving more than 20,000 Jewish and Arab Israeli citizens. This education driven movement sets the stage for a genuine shared society in Israel.

Our success is based on a three-way partnership that ensures that our activities are viable and sustainable: (1) The Ministry of Education provides core support for our schools; (2) Parents pay tuition towards our bilingual model, and (3) Supporters from within Israel and around the world contribute the difference to make these schools and communities a reality.

We greatly appreciate your support - every dollar is crucial for our growth!

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$50 – Cultural Events – Our students immerse themselves in learning different cultures through excursions, seminars and celebrations. This gift allows a student to deepen their own cultural identity while learning about other cultures and religions.

$100 - Extracurricular Activities - Our multicultural music, drama and art programs enrich students' educational experiences and teaches them about other cultures. This gift will allow us to offer these programs to a single student throughout the year.

$250 - Dialogue Training - Encouraging real dialogue is a hallmark of our educational experience. Each gift of $250 will allow us to offer dialogue training for a student or teacher throughout the year.

$500 - New Computers - Upgraded technology is a critical learning tool for students of all ages. This gift will allow us to purchase the hardware so sorely needed in our classrooms.

$1,000 - Educational Scholarships - It is important to us that every family that decides to raise their children according to the values of civic equality and shared living have an opportunity to do so. This gift will help us subsidize the tuition fees of one child for a full school year to ensure affordable access.

Hand in Hand is facing unprecedented demand. Hundreds of new Jewish and Arab students and their families have applied to join Hand in Hand’s six schools this September. These families have decided that they want to raise their children in a community that fosters inclusion and equality and offers an outstanding education. However, we urgently require additional support to add and expand classes so that we can open our doors to these new families at the beginning of the coming school year.

These families have made a commitment – they are saying YES to building a shared society. Help us say YES to them!

This September, we want to say YES to at least 200 new Jewish and Arab students and their families by opening 7 – 11 new classes throughout our school network. With your help we can change their lives, and expand the impact of our schools and communities.

The Team: $355,843 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Fundraiser Title

HAND IN HAND

Amount Raised

$354,155

 

142% Raised of $250,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Eve Cantor

Amount Raised

$1,220

Fundraiser Title

Rachel Buonaiuto

Amount Raised

$418

Fundraiser Title

Kenichiro Oga

Amount Raised

$50

Donor Comments

Rachel Goldberg and Jon Polin

Rachel Goldberg and Jon Polin

DONATION: $100

10 months ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $200

1 year ago

Stephan Lehmann

Stephan Lehmann

DONATION: $50

Generations suffered under this conflict. There is only one answer and this project is definitely part of it. 1 year ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $18

1 year ago

Peacelovers from Dubai

Peacelovers from Dubai

DONATION: $300

1 year ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

Love, compassion, respect - we all learn them from each religions, and they can make us one as humanity. 1 year ago

Barbara Garson

Barbara Garson

In honor of the work of Rabbis Shoshana Leis and Ben Newman at Har Shalom in Fort Collins,Colorado. 1 year ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $250

1 year ago

Susi Ferrarello

Susi Ferrarello

DONATION: $18

I think this is a great project. I wish you the best. 1 year ago

Lori Mendel

Lori Mendel

DONATION: $100

1 year ago