Education
 Israel
Project #3325

Binational School for Jewish and Palestinian kids

by American Friends of Neve Shalom/Wahat al-Salam
Vetted
Aug 23, 2011

Welcoming a new generation to the school!

Yaara, Caroline, Yousef & Faryal: new 1st graders
Yaara, Caroline, Yousef & Faryal: new 1st graders

This September, like every year, the school welcomes new first graders. 26 Jewish and Palestinian children will soon be taught together in Arabic and Hebrew and learn the values of peace and equality thanks to gifts like yours.

While it has been the model for other bilingual schools in Israel, the Primary School of Neve Shalom/Wahat al-Salam remains the only one located in a binational community, where Palestinians and Jews choose to live, work and raise their children together.

When graduating last June, Anat a Jewish 11-year old, told us: "The school gave me a chance to see the other side and also the opportunity to learn Arabic and the Arab-Palestinian traditions so that I get to know more about them and we are able to communicate. What I like the most about my school is the union I see between Jews and Arabs."

Thank you for making this possible for the children of Neve Shalom/Wahat al-Salam!

Caroline, Yaara, Ayman and Ahmad
Caroline, Yaara, Ayman and Ahmad

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American Friends of Neve Shalom/Wahat al-Salam

Location: Glendale, CA - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.oasisofpeace.org
Project Leader:
Abir Elzowidi
Operations Manager
Glendale, CA United States

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