Newsletter May 19, 2016
View this email in your browser
MONDAY MAY 30 7:30 pm

Join us for a discussion with Mohammed Marzouk and Rebecca Bardach, parents and senior staff/leadership of Hand In Hand Bilingual Schools.

Hear about the school’s achievements and challenges in building bridges between Jews and Arabs in Israel.

Co-sponsored by
First Narayever Congregation
The Jerusalem Foundation of Canada.


Mahamad Marzouk
Director of the Community Department. He has been a social-political activist for 20 years, and is one of the founders of the Hand in Hand school, Bridge over the Wadi. Most of Mohamad’s work has focused on social change and the advancement of civil society in Arab communities in Israel as well as on peace education through Jewish-Arab dialogue.
Rebecca Bardach
Director of Resouce Development and Strategy. She worked for almost two decades in migration, development and foreign aid before joining Hand in Hand. When she moved to Israel in 1998 she worked with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees with asylum claimants and government policy makers on refugee issues, and then with the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee to establish its Center for International Migration and Integration.

First Narayever Congregation
187 Brunswick Ave., Toronto, ON

Free Admission – Please Register